Your episodes on Wakanim are protected by digital rights or DRM services.
For this, video files are encrypted through solutions like WideVine DRM on Android. On Android the most secure level of Widevine solution is "Level 1", which is required to watch videos in HD (720p +).
If your device does not support the Widevine L1 security level, playback problems could be encountered for HD video on your Android device, regardless of its power or screen resolution.
To find out the level of DRM security supported by your device, you can use "DRM Info" application.
In the application, you will find "Security level", if it is indicated L1, you should be able to access the content in HD without problem.
If not, we can not guarantee that your device will be compatible.
To play DRM-protected videos on your Linux distribution, you can use the following solutions:
- Use the Firefox ESR (Extended Support Release) browser.
- Use the Chromium browser and install the widevine extension as following:
sudo mkdir /usr/lib/chromium
sudo mv libwidevinecdm.so /usr/lib/chromium
sudo chmod 644 /usr/lib/chromium/libwidevinecdm.so
This error is caused by a buggy version of the Widevine plugin of your browser, to correct just update it, the new version corrects this issue and you will be able to watch your episodes again without interruptions.
For Chrome: Use the url: chrome: // components /, make sure you have a version greater than or equal to 1.4.9 of Widevine Content Decryption Module by updating it.
For Firefox: Use the url: about: addons, select the tab plugins and make sure you have a version greater than or equal to 1.4.9 of Widevine Content Decryption Module by updating it.
For Opera: Use the url: opera: // components, make sure you have a version greater than or equal to 1.4.9 of Widevine Content Decryption Module by updating it.
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What’s the free trial and what does it give?
The free trial gives access to Wakanim’s VIP service and all its advantages, for free and for a period of 14 days.*
*Subject to change
How do I start my free trial? Am I eligible?
To start your free trial simply go to https://www.wakanim.tv/offers, select your plan and click on “start my free trial”. Selecting any of the 3 plans will grant a 14-days free trial.
You will then have to add a valid credit card as your payment method – for the time being paypal accounts are not accepted for the free trial.
Every new subscriber (as of the launch of the feature on 13/09/2018) will be eligible to the free trial.
The free trial period is limited to one per account and payment method. Once used, you will not be eligible for another one.
What happens after the trial period ends – after 14 days?
After the end of the free trial period, your paid subscription will begin, and you will be charged recurring fees in accordance to the plan you selected.
Please note that you will not receive a notice when your free trial is about to end.
Will I be charged before the trial period ends?
Can I cancel my free trial? What happens when I do?
Absolutely. Just as it is the case for the subscription, you can cancel the free trial at any time.
You can do so by going to this page in the user menu:
Please note that by cancelling your free trial, you will immediately loose access to the advantages of the VIP subscription.
Your account will revert to “free membership mode” and you will not be charged any recurring payments.
Can I choose to opt out of the free trial?
Yes. That option will be given to you during the subscription process.
If you chose that option, your recurring payments will start right away.
Also note that if you decide to opt out of the free trial, you will not have the option of getting it again in the future.
What are the different subscription plans and how do they work?
There are 3 different VIP subscription plans:
-Monthly plan: 5 euros, billed monthly
-3-months plan: 13.99 euros, billed every 3 months*
-Yearly plan: 49.99 euros, billed every 12 months*
The recurrence of your payments will vary depending on the plan chosen. You will be billed each month with the monthly plan, every 3 months with the 3-months plan and every year with the yearly plan.
No matter the offer chosen, your first payment will occur at the time of your subscription (or at the end of your trial period). For example, if you go for the yearly plan, you will be immediately charged x euros and you will not have to make another payment before your next anniversary date, one year later.
You can see and compare our different plans here:
*Please note that the prices for the 3-months/Yearly plans are offered for a limited time only and are thus subject to change.
I’m already subscribed, to the original monthly VIP offer (5 euros/month), will there be any changes to my subscription?
No. Our monthly plan remains unchanged.
I’m already a subscriber and I would like to change my plan, is it possible?
This option will soon be made available, stay tuned for more details!
Are they any differences in the advantages given by the different plans?
No. Other than the length of the billing cycle and the amount billed, the different plans offer the same advantages. Every subscriber enjoys the same VIP experience!
Do the payment methods accepted change depending on the plan?
No. The payment methods accepted will be the same for every plan.
If I unsubscribe before the anniversary date of my subscription, what will happen?
Regardless of the plan chosen, if you if unsubscribe before the anniversary date of your subscription you will:
-Retain your VIP advantages till the end of your subscription time.
-Not be charged additional subscription fees.
-Loose your VIP advantages on the next anniversary of your subscription (which depends on the plan chosen and the moment of your initial subscription).
*However, if you put an end to your subscription during your trial period, you will immediately loose your VIP advantages.
Wakanim is available in French in the most parts of the French-speaking world, which includes: Metropolitan France, DOM TOM, Benelux, Switzerland, Francophone African territories (Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria), Canada (Quebec).
Wakanim is available in English in Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Finland, and Denmark.
Wakanim is available in German in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
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