“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 sit up for. As of Jan. 20, followers lastly have their reply: Netflix has introduced that the present has been renewed for a sixth and closing 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 statement on Twitter. “Making ‘Cobra Kai’ has allowed us to affix the identical hallowed dojo as soon as inhabited by the nice Robert Mark Kamen, John Avildsen, Jerry Weintraub, and all of the wonderful authentic forged 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 with no consideration,” they continued. “Our day one aim 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 pleasure 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 be aware 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 around the globe, in addition to a number of different plotlines. Thus far, particulars in regards to the present’s plot and launch date stay beneath wraps — but it surely’s clear that the creators have been envisioning a sixth season for some time. Again in January 2022, Hurwitz informed Collider that “we have by no means mentioned from the start what number of seasons there could be. I feel we all the time considered it as at the very least six was kind of in our heads . . .” Heald continued, “We nonetheless have an endgame plan. We’re nonetheless writing past Season 5.”