Netflix invests 900 billion yen and plans to make half of the distribution content original in 2018

byEsther Vargas

A lot of movies, dramas, animations, etc. are distributed in Netflix, but many of them are works that can be seen with other delivery services. With respect to the ratio of this "original work which can be seen only by Netflix" to "the work seen in other services", Netflix won $ 8 billion (about 900 billion yen) to raise the original contents to 50% within 2018, We plan to drop further.

Netflix plans to spend $ 8 billion to make its library 50 percent original by 2018 - The Verge

Netflix may spend $ 8 billion on content in 2018 - BGR

In Netflix, it has been obvious that we plan to invest more than 760 billion yen in 2018 as of August 2017, since we have allocated an abundant budget for acquiring licenses of distributed content before.

Netflix spends more than 760 billion yen in distributed content in 2018 - GIGAZINE

However, in the third quarter earnings announcement of October 2017, it was shown that it plans to introduce another 1 billion dollars (about 110 billion yen).

In this movement, in September 2017 Disney also raised "Star Wars" and "Marvel · Cinematic Universe" works from other company's distribution service and disclosed policies to distribute it by our own streaming service It is affecting.

Disney Official Distribution Service including "Star Wars" and Marvel · Pixar Works will Deliver 700 Works 7000 Stories - GIGAZINE

Netflix had previously aimed to raise the original content weight to 50% or more, but if content distribution can be canceled due to the circumstances of other companies, we will move to the original more quickly That is a natural progression.

Specifically, 80 new movies and 30 new animation series are scheduled as content expansion measures. Even Japanese animation,"DEVILMAN cry baby" by Masaaki YuasaWill be delivered in 2018 with Netflix monopoly. Currently, TV anime50 or more in one courseAlthough it is being broadcasted, in the future it may be that the number of works to be shifted to Netflix only distribution will increase.

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