Netflix, a major video distribution company in the United States, posted record sales for the three months to last month, but the growth rate of membership has been modest compared to the past.

Netflix announced on the 20th that sales for the three months from April to last month were $ 7,342 million, about 800 billion yen in Japanese yen, an increase of 19% compared to the same period of the previous year. , Set a new record high.

The final profit was $ 1,353 million, or about 148 billion yen in Japanese yen.

On the other hand, the number of members in the world was 29.18 million, an increase of about 1.5 million from three months ago, which exceeded the company's expectations, but the growth rate was modest compared to the past.

The reason seems to be that the time spent at home is decreasing as the new coronavirus vaccine becomes widespread in the United States and other countries, and there are a series of movements to resume work and commute to the office.

Netflix has announced a policy to enter the video game business in addition to the conventional video distribution, and the focus will be on whether it can continue to grow in the future.