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ACUCELA INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

June 6, 2014

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders. At the 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Annual Meeting") of Acucela Inc. (the "Company") held on June 5, 2014, a total of 21,959,170 shares of Common Stock, representing approximately 61.6% of the shares outstanding and eligible to vote and constituting a quorum, were represented in person or by valid proxies at the Annual Meeting. The final results for each of the matters submitted to a vote of shareholders at the Annual Meeting are as follows: Proposal 1: All of the nominees for director were elected to serve a one-year term until the 2015 Annual Meeting, or until their respective successors are elected and qualified or until his earlier resignation or removal, by the votes set forth in the table below: Nominee

For Withheld Broker Non-Votes Peter A. Kresel 21,593,370 365,800 - Glen Y. Sato 21,762,070 197,100 - Michael T. Schutzler 21,758,870 200,300 - Brian O'Callaghan 21,758,770 200,400 - Ryo Kubota, M.D., Ph.D. 21,778,770 180,400 -

Proposal 2: The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accountants for fiscal 2014 was ratified by the Company's shareholders by the votes set forth in the table below:

For Against Abstain 21,745,770 44,100 169,300


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Source: Edgar Glimpses

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