Cobra Kai, the follow-up to the original Karate Kid film franchise is probably the most highly regarded and well-known series to come out of the YouTube Originals program. The first season brought back Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) as they dealt with their own long-simmering feud and the next generation of Karate kids. If you were hoping the two would find a way to work together in the new season, you are not going to be pleased. However, if you wanted to see their anger continue to grow and eat everything around them like a massive parasite, you are going to love this season.
“Season 2 brings fans back into the action with Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) after the shocking Season 1 cliffhanger featuring the return of John Kreese (Martin Kove). When a new rivalry between opposing dojos is born in the aftermath of Cobra Kai’s controversial win at the All Valley Championships, Daniel realizes his next countermove is to open his own karate training school called Miyagi-Do, in honor of his mentor Mr. Miyagi.
What was once a personal feud between Daniel and Johnny escalates beyond their differences to engulf their students, who as teenagers, are already challenged to figure out who they are and who they want to be. Which path will they follow – Cobra Kai or Miyagi-Do?”