Cobra Kai may have the reputation of “never dying,” but due to Netflix, that can change. Cobra Kai, a popular sequel to The Karate Kid, will conclude with Season 6, the streaming service has officially announced.
It’s been a wild ride of fights, clashes, disagreements, and most recently, unity to take on scheming sensei Terry Silver’s (Thomas Ian Griffith) plans to rule the San Fernando Valley karate scene in Cobra Kai, which catches up with Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) more than 30 years after their confrontations.
This program, unlike several others that have recently been canceled, was let to end on its own, as were its creators, Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, and Hayden Schlossberg.
The trio said in a letter penned to fans:
“Reacquainting the world with the Karate Kid universe has been our humble honor. It has enabled us to play sensei, expanding the original storylines and birthing a new generation of underdogs. We’ve never once taken this opportunity for granted. Our Day 1 goal with Cobra Kai has always been to end it on our terms, leaving the Valley in the time and place we’ve always imagined. While this may be a bittersweet day for the fandom, the Miyagiverse has never been stronger… We hope to be telling more Karate Kid stories with you down the line because as we all know: Cobra Kai never dies.”
Spin-offs are undoubtedly something the team has discussed in the past, but they most likely won’t happen right now because the primary three are currently working on other projects. At least Cobra Kai will return for one more season, perhaps later this year.