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Netflix’s ‘Cobra Kai’ Called Out for All-White Main Cast

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“Cobra Kai” may have received wide acclaim for bringing back the beloved franchise “The Karate Kid,” but it is also being called out for its lack of Asian lead actors.

Noticeably white: The new martial arts Netflix series has brought back many of the original films’ leading actors, including stars Ralph Macchio and William Zabka. However, critics have pointed out that the series fails to introduce new main characters that could diversify its cast.

‘Cobra Kai’ to Return to Netflix With Tamlyn Tomita, Yuji Okumoto

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Tamlyn Tomita and Yuji Okumoto will return to reprise their roles as Kumiko and Chozen Toguchi, respectively, in Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” season 3, the show’s producers confirmed.

Tomita and Okumoto will join Ralph Macchio as Daniel LaRusso, William Zabka as Johnny Lawrence, Martin Kove as John Kreese and other new cast members as students, according to Entertainment Weekly.