‘Cobra Kai’ Final Season Draws Mixed Response as Fans Caught Between Excitement and Grief

Fans have made their joy and grief regarding the end of the show known, speaking out on X.

‘Cobra Kai’ Final Season Draws Mixed Response as Fans Caught Between Excitement and Grief

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  • Cobra Kai, the beloved Karate Kid spin off, is coming to an end after 6 glorious seasons
  • Fans have taken to social media to hail the show as it heads towards its final season
  • The show is coming to a natural end, according to the wishes of its showrunners, rather than Netflix
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The final season of Cobra Kai has begun filming, and fans find themselves in a more bittersweet situation than they expected. While the fandom cannot wait for the show to return, it is heartbreaking to see one of the best offerings of Netflix come to an end.

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Cobra Kai

Fans have taken to social media to celebrate the final season of the show, remembering its quality and its story, but also to lament the end of a great show. A range of fans have claimed that they will miss the show once it ends.

Also Read: “That’s the hope to get this out”: Cobra Kai Season 6 Creators Finally Have an Answer for Release But It Might Upset Many Fans

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Fans react to Cobra Kai Season 6 commencing filming

A still from Cobra Kai
A still from Cobra Kai

Given that Cobra Kai was one of the most popular shows that Netflix had, it makes sense that fans would participate in such an outpouring of anticipation, support, and grief. While the reactions are mostly positive, brimming with excitement, a lot of threads are also about the fact that they hate to see it go.

Fans on X have been taken by the fact that filming for the show has begun. Now, all eyes are trained towards the release date for the show, which is expected to be somewhere between 2024 and 2025.

So, why is Cobra Kai ending?

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Cobra Kai

Given that Netflix has a history of canceling great shows, some might think that that is the case with the Cobra Kai ending with Season 6 as well. However, the idea to end the show with Season 6, was not that of Netflix but that of showrunners for the show. The creator of the show tweeted out about the team’s decision:

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While it is great that Cobra Kai gets to end on its terms, fans cannot help but wonder if this is linked to the new Karate Kid film, announced by Jackie Chan and Ralph Macchio, which is due to release in the next few years. While Cobra Kai has successfully revitalized The Karate Kid IP, it seems the next step for the franchise will be to capitalize on it.

 

 

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