Set thirty years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, the series focuses on Johnny Lawrence reopening the Cobra Kai dojo, which causes his rivalry with Daniel LaRusso to be reignited.
Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler, Xolo Maridueña
It's the first day of school at West Valley High but tensions between the two dojos have not cooled with the end of summer. And the rivalry between Daniel and Johnny comes to a head.
Johnny cautiously takes a stab at love, while Daniel and Amanda enjoy a romantic date night. An attempt to bring the students of the two dojos together backfires as hostilities between the teens escalate.
Daniel works to make amends with Amanda, while Johnny is introduced to the world of dating apps. Complications arise when Miguel, Samantha, Robby and Tory cross paths.
To prepare his students, Daniel gives some new training methods a shot. Miguel puts a new lesson into practice. Johnny makes a tough but pivotal decision that affects Cobra Kai.
Daniel's students are given a lesson in overcoming their grudges. Johnny spends some time away from the dojo, while Kreese exerts his influence.
Daniel struggles to help a new student learn. Miguel makes a new connection, while Johnny tries to repair a relationship. Tensions between the two dojos build to a breaking point.
Daniel makes another attempt to promote Miyagi Do, and receives guidance in a familiar form. Johnny grows suspicious about Kreese's backstory. A new Cobra Kai student challenges Miguel and befriends Aisha, while Robby revisits a past he'd rather forget.
Daniel pulls out all the stops in an effort to recruit new students to Miyagi Do. Johnny reflects on some of the major relationships in his life - and responds to Daniel's promotional efforts with his own.
When Daniel starts teaching his first karate students, he questions whether he can fill Mr. Miyagi's shoes. Johnny invents some unorthodox training methods with help from an unlikely source.
In the aftermath of Cobra Kai's win at the Under 18 All Valley Karate Championships, Johnny questions his dojo's philosophy and deals with a figure from his past. Daniel searches for the right way to respond to Cobra Kai's dominance.
The highly-anticipated All Valley Karate Tournament brings Johnny and Daniel on opposite sides again, except this time, the new generation of karate students are the combatants. Who will pay the price for ultimate victory?
Despite Johnny's efforts to move forward, he confronts Daniel about the assault on his property. An attempt to appease Johnny makes them revisit the past together. Miguel senses Samantha is lying to him. The dojo students try to intimidate the popular kid
Johnny prepares his Cobra Kai students for the next All Valley Karate Tournament and in turn, he is inspired to clean up his life. Daniel is still unaware of his new pupil's background. But as events unfold, it seems nothing has changed between Daniel and
Daniel takes on teaching his new pupil using the unconventional techniques from Mr. Miyagi. Robby is tempted to return to his delinquent ways. Johnny helps Miguel with his first date.
Johnny's dojo class attracts a group of misfits while his son Robby, who harbors ulterior motives, lands a new job. Samantha makes a new friend in science class. Daniel inspires interest in karate from an unlikely person.
Daniel tries to strike a shady deal to undermine Johnny's dojo. Meanwhile, Johnny expands his enrollment ranks in the dojo. Miguel puts his karate practice into reality as Samantha faces rejection in school.
Someone defaces Daniel's dealership billboard, and he suspects his rival. Meanwhile, Samantha learns the truth about Kyler, and Johnny has eye-awakening meetings with his son and ex-wife.
Johnny starts Miguel's training in earnest while beginning an online promotion of his dojo. Meanwhile, Daniel volunteers to chaperone the school Halloween dance to keep an eye on Samantha but comes face-to-face with a skeleton from his past.
Daniel finds out about Johnny's new dojo and realizes that he's lost the balance that he had in the past. Meanwhile, Johnny deals with his own errant son while training Miguel.
In 2018, Johnny Lawrence lives in dreams of the past and how his life was great until Daniel LaRusso beat him in a karate tournament. Now Daniel owns a successful auto group and Johnny gets by on menial jobs. But things change when Johnny sees a teenage b