The third season of Cobra Kai was going to premiere on January 8, but Netflix decided to move the date forward.
After the enormous success that were its first two seasons, Netflix decided to bet on the third installment of Cobra Kai. On this occasion, we will meet again with Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso after the shocking end of the second season. Given the anxiety of the fans, Netflix decided to advance the premiere date.
Netflix and William Zabka, the actor who plays Johnny, made the decision to shorten the long wait and release the new season of Cobra Kai as soon as possible. As can be seen in the announcement below, now the third season will arrive a week earlier, on January 1, 2021. Perfect to ring in the new year with a great marathon.
Daniel’s bad time
The third season of Cobra Kai will begin with the other protagonist, Daniel LaRusso, having one of his worst moments. With one of his pupils missing after injuring an opponent in a karate fight and his car-selling business in the last, the protagonist of Karate Kid will end up “hitting bottom” in the new episodes, according to actor Ralph Macchio. to Entertainment Weekly.
“What I love about the third season is that it expands the scope of the series, and immerses and explores the origins of both Miyagi-Do and Cobra Kai,” revealed the actor, who is delighted with the journey his character will take to Japan in two of the episodes. In addition, thanks to that trip, two very beloved characters from the saga will return, Chozen (Yuji Okumoto) and Kumiko (Tamlyn Tomita), who appeared in Karate Kid II.