WARNING: The following contains spoilers from Season 5 of Cobra Kai.
For five seasons, I’ve been saying the same thing: For a show – and franchise, for that matter – centered on a Japanese martial art, there aren’t a ton of Asian people on the Netflix series, Cobra Kai.
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Are you a fan of Cobra Kai? How about Superman & Lois? This is Us? Maybe Better Call Saul? If you said “yes” to any of those, and you live in the LA area, there’s a really fun event you need to checkout! PaleyFest LA!
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This year’s Game Developers Conference is rounding the corner fairly quickly and with that reality, Brazil Games, the Brazilian Games Export Program, which is carried out by Abragames (Brazilian Games Companies Association) in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, Apex-Brasil, recently revealed the 22 studios that will showcase at this year’s GDC. Flux Games, Kokku, Manifesto, Double Dash Studios, and many more will be present at the event and Brazil Games wants you to know that they came to play.
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Barrett Carnahan plays Jeanette’s cooler older brother, Derek Turner, who stands by his sister through everything. A press release revealed that Cruel Summer marks the network’s best-ever series debut among Young Adults and scores Freeform’s most-watched series debut ever, averaging 3.81 million multiplatform viewers in the first week available. New episodes of the psychological thriller air Tuesdays at 10 PM EDT/PDT on Freeform and are available the next day on Hulu.
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Psst. Psst. Hoy! New episode of the ShoPowSho!
Episode 023: We welcome Actor, Tamlyn Tomita! Join us as we learn and discuss Tamlyn’s career as both an actor and activist paving the way for representation for AAPI actors!
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WARNING: The following contains spoilers from Season 3 of Cobra Kai.
The third season of Cobra Kai has been out for a few weeks already on Netflix and a lot unfolded over the course of its ten episodes. Familiar faces returned, dynamics between some of the characters changed for the better while others changed for the worst, and through a sequence of flashbacks, audiences got a glimpse at the backstory of the original (and current) Cobra Kai sensei, John Kreese (Martin Kove).
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The 50th San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone, and this year, the stars of the YouTube Premium series, Cobra Kai, were in attendance. For two seasons already, viewers of this continuation of The Karate Kid franchise have been following the rivalry of Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) and Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) via their feuding dojos. Continue reading “‘Cobra Kai’ Has Got to Step Up Its Representation Game in Season 3”
by Steven Barnes | Originally posted on his website
Some time back, I watched a documentary about master Fumio Demura, one of the first to bring authentic Japanese karate (Shito-ryu) to the United States. I thought of him because he was Pat Morita’s stunt double for the Karate Kid movies.
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