Family Theatre CLUB is ending its service? Learn how to download and save show videos!

On September 1, 2022, I was notified that Family Theater CLUB will end its service on March 31, 2023.

Is there a convenient way to save Family Theater CLUB program videos before the service ends? I think this article can solve this problem.

【重要なお知らせ】ファミリー劇場CLUB サービス終了について

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Important] Termination of Family Theater CLUB Service

1. Refund of Annual Subscription

For those who have re-subscribed, renewed or changed their annual subscription plan between May 1, 2022 and August 5, 2022

For customers who re-subscribe, renew, or modify their annual subscription between May 1, 2022 and August 5, 2022, the original one-year subscription period will not expire and there will be an "undelivered month" of service. These customers will be refunded the monthly fee of 979 yen (including tax) x "number of unfulfilled months" according to the individual "number of unfulfilled months".

Refunds will be processed by us to the credit card company used by the customer. The refunds will be processed sequentially from October to December 2022. After the refund is processed, you may continue to use the paid service until the service ends on March 31, 2023, unless you cancel your membership or switch to a free membership.

Please note, however, that if you have paid the annual membership fee (9,790 yen including tax) by credit card, we will not be able to refund your subscription fee if you fail to pay due to insufficient balance or other reasons.

2. service termination schedule

  • Temporary suspension of new member registration (both free and paid): 18:00, February 28, 2023
  • Service end: March 31, 2023 23:59

*You will not be able to view videos after the service ends.
*Please note that billing will stop at the end of March 2023, but depending on your credit card company, your billing month may be the following month or the month after (April or May billing). If you have any questions about the billing month, please contact your credit card company.
Customers using carrier payment will be billed for the current month's usage.

Attention】7 points to note about the Family Theater CLUB download function

Please note that the official download function of Family Theater CLUB has the following limitations.

  1. You cannot download films on your computer
  2. Up to 25 works can be downloaded
  3. Not all programs can be downloaded.
  4. Cannot playback after the distribution period has elapsed
  5. Playback will be disabled after 14 days have passed after downloading
  6. Once downloaded content is played back, it cannot be played back after 48 hours
  7. If you log out, you will not be able to play the downloaded programs

How to Record and Download] Download Family Theater CLUB shows with Y2Mate M3U8 Downloader

If you want to watch Family Theater CLUB content offline on your PC or TV, this is for you!

With Y2Mate downloader, downloading Family Theater CLUB contents will be very easy!

Y2Mate is

  • Easily download videos from many video streaming sites
  • Download in 1080p and 4K as well as 8K
  • Batch download at lightning speed
  • Save videos in MP4 format with 5.1 surround sound
  • Watch videos offline without ads
  • Default audio track and subtitles
  • Supports multiplexing process without downloading and encoding subtitles in SRT format
  • Built-in browser for easy video search and playback
  • Save movie metadata such as TV shows

There are so many great features that you can download for free and try it out now.

Here's how to download shows available on Family Theater CLUB with Y2Mate M3U8 downloader.

Step 1: Download and install Y2Mate downloader

  1. Go to the official Y2Mate website.
  2. Click the "Free Download" button to download and install Y2Mate.
  3. You can set your language preferences.

Step 2: Customize download settings

1. go to "Home

2. paste the URL of the video you want to download in the "URL" field and access the page. 3. play the video on the page.

Play the video on the page, and when it loads, click "DRM M3U8" at the top. (You may need to log in.) 4.

4. set the format (audio or video) and quality you want to download. 5.

Click "Download Now".

How to watch videos downloaded with Y2Mate and view subtitles

The videos downloaded by Y2Mate are saved as MP4 or MKV video files, so you can watch them on any device!

To view subtitles, load an external subtitle file or turn on internal subtitles.

Windows/Mac] How to watch Family Theater CLUB videos on your computer

You can play MP4 and MKV files on any video player, so please choose the one you like.

If the video player you are using is not available now, we recommend "VLC media player".

VLC media player

Android/iOS] How to watch Family Theater CLUB videos on your smartphone

To watch the videos on your smartphone, you need to transfer the video files from your computer to your smartphone.

Then you can play it on your phone's video player.

How to watch Family Theater CLUB videos on TV

Same as for smartphones, the video files must be transferred from the computer to the TV.

You can do this by using a hard disk or other method.

I want to download videos from other sites too!

This article introduced saving videos from Family Theater Club, but there are many people who want to save videos from other sites as well.

Please read the article and try Y2Mate downloader.

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