Lifetime subscription and WaniKani’s future

I’m seriously considering buying a lifetime subscription since there’s the end of the year sale, but I’ve a concern for the future: in the unlikely event WaniKani closes down, what would happen to those who paid a lifetime subscription?


As with any lifetime subscription, it’s for the lifetime of the application, not the lifetime of the customer. So if WaniKani shuts down you would lose access and would not get a refund.

That said, I think WaniKani is unlikely to shut down. While others have entered the kanji-learning space over the last few years, WaniKani has spent so long as the main offering that they are unlikely to shut down any time soon.


This is what I thought, but I needed the confirmation. Thank you for your reply.

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