Unlocking Kanji Lessons

I have signed up with a monthly subscription (last Friday), however i cant unlock, or do any of the kanji lessons, all i have are the 26 radicals from the first lesson. how do i unlock actual kanji lessons?
send help please

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Hi @harknesd ,
Have you read the Guide and FAQ? @jprspereira 's guide is also incredibly helpful.
If you have, then basically, due to the Spaced Repetition System, once you have reviewed the radicals enough times correctly, and they have reached Guru level, the first Kanji lessons will unlock. It is slow at first, but it will speed up.
If you’re looking for stuff to do while you wait, check out The Ultimate Additional Japanese Resources List!
I hope I have explained it well enough, although people have probably said it better than me in one of the threads here: The collection of threads with similar questions to yours
Happy Wanikaniing : )

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You have to guru the radical lessons before you can access the kanji lessons. To guru the radical lessons, you have to review them and get them right several times.

Did you look at the FAQ? Unofficial FAQ

Q: I’m level 1, why do I need to wait so long for my reviews? I am only reviewing radicals, when do I get kanji?

A: Good question. WaniKani uses a system known as Spaced repetition. You can read more about the specifics of the SRS (spaced repetition system) algorithm used here in the WaniKani guide .

Here is a brief summary of the info in the guide: To unlock kanji, you must first “guru” all component radicals. To guru a radical means that you answer it correctly in a review after a two day SRS interval (this is what your level 1 radical review intervals will be: 2 hours, 4 hours, 8 hours, 23 hours). So it takes a while (minimum 37 hours) to see your first kanji! Eventually, once you start to guru kanji, you will begin to unlock vocabulary as well. Everything on WaniKani builds on previous things you have learned, so your reviews will ramp up dramatically as you level.

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Also, you do not need a paid account until level 4. It would be different if you had bought lifetime, but monthly is just a waste. You can contact the Tofugu team to get a refund.

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@Kumirei your rainbow flourish is missing from my life (and this post)

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This isn’t an introduction post, though

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No, but it should be :laughing:

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I agree it should have been

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Maybe he wants to unlock items with money?

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Wanikani is now pay to win. :wink:

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