Just hours ago, YouTube confirmed that its comedy-drama series Cobra Kai had been renewed for Season 3. The announcement followed shortly after a 10-episode Season 2 premiere, which took place on April 24, 2019. According to the official announcement, Cobra Kai Season 3 is set to premiere in 2020. Yet, no exact release date has been announced so far.
In addition, YouTube spokesman has revealed that all of the upcoming original series and specials will soon be available for the viewers globally, for free ad-supported broadcast. The announcement has been made by Chief Business Officer, Robert Kyncl, during the YouTube's annual Brandcast event.
Nothing is surprising in that YouTube opted to pick up its critically-acclaimed, fan-favorite series, Cobra Kai for a third round since the 2nd installment has also received the universal acclaim.
On Rotten Tomatoes, Cobra Kai Season 2 holds a score of 7.21/10 and a 85% approval rating, while the viewers have rated the 2nd round of the web series at 4.7/5, with a 94% rating. On Metacritic, the current season of Cobra Kai holds a score of 69/100, which also above average. On IMDb, Cobra Kai has an overall rating of 8,9/10 based on over 30,200 votes.
Cobra Kai Season 3 Release Date
As mentioned above, all that we know so far is that Cobra Kai is coming back for Season 3 in 2020, and that YouTube has yet to specify the exact date. However, it's not so difficult to define that the upcoming premiere is slated for April-May 2020, given the current schedule of the series.
Nonetheless, in any case, we are looking forward for other official news from YouTube. As soon as, the global streamer reveals any additional data about the upcoming premiere, we will update this page. Stay tuned for updates. We will keep you informed.
Cobra Kai Summary
Cobra Kai is based on the 1980s martial arts film series titled "The Karate Kid." The story is taking place decades since the events of the original motion picture, and revolves around Johnny Lawrence, a now-devastated, recently successful sportsman. He has once been famous, yet now is more resembles a loser. Lawrence decides to revive the infamous Cobra Kai karate Dojo.
Lawrence's attempts to improve his life brings him to Daniel LaRusso, a successful man, who struggles to keep a proper balance and harmony in his life, and who has recently been an apprentice of his now-deceased mentor, Mr. Miyagi. The web series, thereby illustrates how the two men are trying to overcome their internal demons, having the only way: through karate.