Based on the Karate Kid movie series which began in 1984, Cobra Kai is an action comedy-drama series that is aired in YouTube Premium. It follows the episodic storytelling format with the first season released in May 2018 subsequently the second season was released in April 2019. Both the series was released on YouTube Premium.
The series starts thirty-odd years after Johnny Lawrence lost the 1984 All-Valley Karate Tournament, he and Daniel LaRusso once again find themselves as rivals due to certain circumstances. The reception of the series was quite encouraging, the first two episodes of season one were posted free on YouTube which garnered a view of 5.4 million within the first 24 hours. Similarly, the first episode of season 2 was #8 on the top trending videos of 2018 on YouTube.
The main cast of Cobra Kai includes Ralph Macchio and William Zabko reprising their roles of Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence respectively. Xolo Maridueña is playing Miguel Diaz, Courtney Henggeler is cast as Amanda LaRusso, Tanner Buchanan is acting as Robby Keene, and Mary Mouser plays Samantha LaRusso.
In season three viewers might see Daniel and Johnny working together as a team to defeat the brainwashed disciples of Kreese. There is also a possibility of the return of Ali Mills, who was in the center of a love triangle in the first Karate Kid movie.
This possibility was touched upon at the end of season two of Cobra Kai. Season three might also revolve around the recovery journey of Miguel Diaz. The new season may reveal more details about the origin and philosophy of Miyagi and Cobra Kai martial arts.
Although the official date of the release of the third season of Cobra Kai has not been announced yet. Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, the production work might get affected. Still, viewers can expect the release of season three of Cobra Kai soon. The expectation is that the Season three of Cobra Kai might be streaming at the end of 2020 or by early 2021 which is not confirmed by the official sources. With a solid fan base for this action-comedy series, people are eagerly waiting for the next entertaining season of Cobra Kai.