While Cobra Kais primary cast consists of initial Karate Kid stars Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, and Martin Kove repeating their iconic functions of Daniel LaRusso, Johnny Lawrence, and the notorious John Kreese, the Netflix spin-off has actually included numerous other remarkable names and deals with from the 1980s karate trilogy in its 5 seasons.

From previous flames to old best buddies to previous arch-enemies, Cobra Kai has actually had cameo after cameo by noteworthy characters from The Karate Kid and its follows up, amongst its lots of Easter eggs from the movies.

Elisabeth Shue as Ali Mills

Ali with an “I” has actually constantly inadvertently been the driving force behind Daniel and Johnnys competition, even years after the beach occurrence when the 2 taken males reunite with their previous flame in Cobra Kai.

In a Season 3 visitor look, Elisabeth Shue repeated her function of Ali for 2 episodes where the character reconnects with Johnny and brings him as her date to a Christmas celebration that Daniel and his spouse take place to be going to triggering stress to fly in between the 2 karate senseis.


Thomas Ian Griffith as Terry Silver

Terry Silver took control of for Kreese as the primary bad guy of The Karate Kid III, presenting Thomas Ian Griffith to the franchise for its last movie. And no, The Next Karate Kid or 2010s remake dont count.

So it was just fitting that Griffith repeats his function in the 4th season of Cobra Kai as Kreeses righthand man to assist remove Miyagi-Do and Johnnys brand-new dojo Eagle Fang, with secret strategies of removing Kreese at the same time.

Yuji Okumoto as Chozen Toguchi

The Karate Kid II discovered itself embeded in Japan with a brand-new love interest for Daniel and a brand name brand-new bad guy who likewise occurred to be the nephew of Mr. Miyagis competitor.

Yuji Okumoto has actually gradually increased to primary character status of Cobra Kai because he initially repeated his function of Chozen in Season 3 and made his method to California for Season 5, now as Daniels buddy, to assist remove the Cobra Kai dojo.

Tamlyn Tomita as Kumiko

Tamlyn Tomita lived every teenage woman in the 80s dream in The Karate Kid II when she played Kumiko, the on-screen sweetheart of sweetheart Ralph Macchio.

Tomita appears in Season 3 of Cobra Kai when Daniel takes a long-overdue journey to Okinawa. He faces a familiar face, an old opponent, and his ex-girlfriend Kumiko.

Traci Toguchi as Yuna

Traci Toguchi was initially called Lady Bell Ringer in The Karate Kid II, the little woman whose life Daniel conserves when a tropical storm strikes Okinawa, and the woman ends up being stuck on top of a survey after calling a caution bell.

Over thirty years later on, Daniel and the little woman whose life he conserved reunite in Season 3 of Cobra Kai. As a flashback from the movie plays, she presents herself as Yuna, with Toguchi repeating her remarkable function.

Rob Fort as Tommy

In the initial movies, the late Rob Fort depicted the function of Tommy, a significant Cobra Kai trainee who was likewise in Johnnys buddy group.

In Season 2 of Cobra Kai, Fort repeats his function as a passing away Tommy who leaves his death bed to go on one last experience with Johnny, Bobby, and Jimmy. After the character was exterminated the franchise in the Season 2 episode, Fort passed in reality due to organ failure, a possible factor for the shows reunion episode.

Ron Thomas as Bobby Brown

Out of Johnnys Karate Kid buddy group, its Ron Thomas Bobby Brown — the Cobra Kai trainee who unwillingly puts Daniel out of commission throughout the All-Valley Karate Championships (resulting in a popular Mr. Miyagi minute — the recovery scene) who appears in the most in the movies spin-off.

Thomas initially repeated the function in Season 2 when Johnny gets the gang back together to go on one last experience. The star later on returned for Season 3, Bobby, now a pastor, whose preaching an inebriated Johnny disrupts.

Tony ODell as Jimmy


Tony ODell as Jimmy in Cobra Kai