Critics have been praising Cobra Kai by stating how the show is “aging like fine wine.” The likeness further confirms of the show continues to be a must-watch. This should add to the fan’s excitement as the countdown for season 5 of the karate-based Cobra Kai has kickstarted.
The Netflix Original, which was picked up thirty-four years after Karate Kid, continues to take the legacy to new heights. An achievement that Mr. Miyagi would have been proud of. All of it is without the need for over-sensationalized drama or explicit material, proving that new projects inspired by classics can also shine if made well. But let’s take the critic’s angle on the series’ newest season 5.
Season 5 of Cobra Kai recieves a thumbs up from the critics
The fifth season of Cobra Kai is about to land on Netflix. But it has already went through the critics exam and passed with flying colors. Nate Richards of Collider gave it a rating of A-, stating that the first episode may seem a bit slow but the season will have your eyes glued to the TV as it proceeds. Season 5 also has some of the most exciting fight scenes of the series to date, with some leading to major consequences. He remarked that while some sequences seem over-the-top and goofy, the energy is worth falling in love with.
The critic ultimately appreciates the passion these showmakers have for the characters. Molly Edwards of Games Radar gave the season a 4 out of 5 stars, stating that, “While Cobra Kai may take its time, once the new season gets going, it delivers a truly satisfying installment in the long-running Karate Kid saga.” Meanwhile, Kyle Pinion of Comicsbeat criticizes the beginning of season 5 by saying, “To say the least, it has some really early struggles.” The first two episodes are weak but the remaining eight episodes make makes it all worth.
A recap of Cobra Kai events so far
The fifth season shall peak up from the action filled storyline of season 4. First couple of Season 5 episodes follow storylines including Miguel, as he sets on an a search for his father previously. Following him are Johnny (William Zabka) and Robby’s (Tanner Buchanan).
Meanwhile, Daniel (Ralph Macchio) in attempts to bring down Cobra Kai, seeks help of decades old rival Chozen (Yuji Okumoto) as Chozen moves in with the LaRusso family. Sam (Mary Mouser) meanwhile is recovering from her defeat in the All-Valley tournament. While Terry Silver (Thomas Ian Griffith) has framed John Kreese (Martin Kove), leading to the latter’s arrest, continuing to expand Cobra Kai. The latest season is full of kick-ass revelations, angles, twists, and turns that is sure to keep you hooked. Mark your calendars for 9th September as 5th season of Cobra Kai will drop on Netflix.