ANiUTa US will stop its service in March 2020

The US version of the streaming service for anime music, ANiUTa will stop its service at the end of March 2020.

Given the challenges in creating and maintaining a successful service that meets our users’ expectations, we decided to sunset the US version of ANiUTa app. We are committed to focusing on our enterprise efforts, and will continue the development of ANiUTa for our users in Japan.

What’s happening?

  • On March 31st, 2020 we are shutting down the US version of ANiUTa, an anime music streaming service.
  • Only the US version of the app will be removed from App Store and Google Play. The Japanese version will continue operating.
  • You can cancel your ANiUTa US subscription before the shutdown.
  • Your user ID will cease to exist.
  • All playlists created in ANiUTa will no longer be displayed.
  • All user comments created in ANiUTa will no longer be displayed.

Cancellation of Subscription

  1. To stop the use of the service the users shall cancel the subscription type of billing according to the procedure stipulated by the App Store (Apple Inc.) or Google Play Store (Google Inc.)
  2. Cancel the subscription using App Store (Apple Inc.) on this link

    Cancel the subscription using Google Play Store (Google Inc.) on this link

    IMPORTANT: If the subscription is not cancelled by the user, App Store and Google Play will continue to charge the subscription fee every month.

  3. Even after the cancellation process has been completed, the service may be used continuously during the subscription period for which payment has already been made.
  4. After the end of March, the service for the US version will no longer be available.

FAQ

Why shut down ANiUTa for US consumers?

Given the challenges in creating and maintaining a successful service that meets our users’ expectations, we decided to sunset the US version of ANiUTa. We are committed to focusing on our enterprise efforts, and will continue the development of ANiUTa for our users in Japan.

Will the content of the US version of the app disappear after the shutdown?

Yes, as part of the US version shutdown, we are deleting all the licensed content (content that was acquired and made available for US users). Your ID, playlists and comments will no longer be displayed. The US app will be removed from App Store and Google Play.

How long will it take for the content in ANiUTa to be deleted?

The process of shutting down the content from the US app will be immediately after March 31st, 2020.

What should I do before the shutdown, and what’s the timeline?

If you are subscribed user you MUST cancel your subscription, if not, App Store and Google Play will continue to charge the subscription fee every month.