“Cobra Kai,” the karate-themed drama comedy, has been a go-to pastime for a lot of on Netflix the previous few years. Season 5 premiered on Sept. 9, 2022, and binge-watchers instantly started questioning if there was one other season to look ahead to. As of Jan. 20, followers lastly have their reply: Netflix has introduced that the present has been renewed for a sixth and last season.
“Reacquainting the world with ‘The Karate Child’ universe has been our humble honor,” creators Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg wrote in a assertion on Twitter. “Making ‘Cobra Kai’ has allowed us to hitch the identical hallowed dojo as soon as inhabited by the nice Robert Mark Kamen, John Avildsen, Jerry Weintraub, and all of the superb authentic solid members. It has additionally enabled us to play sensei, increasing the unique storylines and birthing a brand new technology of underdogs. We have by no means as soon as taken this chance without any consideration,” they continued. “Our day one objective with ‘Cobra Kai’ has all the time been to finish it on our phrases, leaving the Valley within the time and place we have all the time imagined. So it’s with immense satisfaction and thankfulness that we’re in a position to announce that achievement . . . This fandom is the BEST on the planet and we hope to be telling extra ‘Karate Child’ tales with you down the road. As a result of as everyone knows, Cobra Kai By no means Dies,” the observe concluded.
Season 5 adopted Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka), Daniel La Russo (Ralph Macchio), and Chozen Toguchi (Yuji Okumoto) as they labored to cease Terry Silver (Thomas Ian Griffith)’s plan to unfold Cobra Kai world wide, in addition to a number of different plotlines. Thus far, particulars in regards to the present’s plot and launch date stay beneath wraps — nevertheless it’s clear that the creators have been envisioning a sixth season for some time. Again in January 2022, Hurwitz instructed Collider that “we have by no means stated from the start what number of seasons there can be. I believe we all the time seen it as at the very least six was form of in our heads . . .” Heald continued, “We nonetheless have an endgame plan. We’re nonetheless writing past Season 5.”