Cobra Kai Filming Locations: The first season of Karate Kid’s spinoff Cobra Kai premiered in 2018 and the latest fifth season premiered in 2022.
In the series, Ralph Macchio and William Zabka reprise their roles as Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence from 1984 The Karate Kid and its sequels, The Karate Kid Part II and The Karate Kid Part III.
The first season was released on YouTube in 2018 and the second season was also released on YouTube in 2019.
In June 2020, Netflix acquired the rights to stream the series, and its third season was released on Netflix on January 1, 2021. Thereafter the fourth season was released in 2021 and season five in 2022.
Cobra Kai Filming Locations
Since its release, the series has been famous and loved among its fans. If you are the one who is searching for where is Cobra Kai filmed, check out the below article.
|Series Name||Cobra Kai|
|Filming Locations||Los Angeles, California (USA), Atlanta, Georgia (USA), Okinawa (Japan)|
|Filming Dates||4 October 2017 – 23 December 2017 (Season 1)|
26 September 2018 – 15 December 2018 (Season 2)
3 September 2019 – 24 November 2019 (Season 3)
26 February 2021 – 30 April 2021 (Season 4)
20 September 2021 – 10 December 2021 (Season 5)
Where was Cobra Kai Filmed?
Well, the series is set in Los Angeles but its major part is filmed in Los Atlanta. Cast and crew also traveled to Okinawa, Japan for the filming of the third season.
Cobra kai was filmed at multiple locations throughout Atlanta, Georgia and here is the complete and detailed guide to Cobra Kai Filming Locations in Georgia.
Crossroads Shopping Center – 2779 Lakewood Avenue SW, Atlanta, Georgia
Crossroads Shopping Center is used as the exterior of Cobra Kai Dojo in the series. However, to shoot the interior of Cobra Kai Dojo a soundstage at Gray Studios, Atlanta is used.
In the series, you have seen Cobra Kai Dojo in a neighborhood in Los Angeles but actually, it was filmed in Crossroads Shopping Center, Atlanta (2779 Lakewood Avenue SW).
Marietta, Georgia, at 130 Woodlawn Dr. NE.
As LaRusso family home was set in L.A you might be thinking where is the location huge beautiful location in L.A right? But you are definitely going to be surprised by knowing that it was filmed in Marietta, Georgia, at 130 Woodlawn Dr. NE.
Atlanta Motors Superstore, 6470 Oakley Industrial Boulevard, Union City, Georgia
The scenes of LaRusso Auto Group for Cobra Kai season one is filmed at the Atlanta Motors Superstore, 6470 Oakley Industrial Boulevard, Union City, Georgia.
In season two, the headquarters of the Butler Lexus of South Atlanta is served as the filming location of LaRusso North Hollywood branch which is located at 4025 Jonesboro Road, Union City.
Recreation Center in Adamsville, Atlanta
Scenes of West Valley High School are filmed at Recreation Center. But it was not the only location where West Valley High School was filmed.
C.T. Martin Natatorium is used for the high school where Hawk, Miguel, and Samantha attend. Though Atlanta Technical College was also used for teh end scene of season two where brutal, cliff-hanger fight was filmed.
Ideal Sportsbar in Lakewood Heights, Atlanta
In the episode 6 of season 1 Johnny meets his old high school friends at Big Bear Lake. The scene is filmed at the Ideal Sportsbar in Lakewood Heights, Atlanta.
Fernbank Science Center
Fernbank Science Center is located near Decatur and a natural history museum and the scenes of Ventura Zoo in episode nine is filmed here.
Gymnasium of the Kennesaw State University, Marietta Atlanta
For filming scenes of the Under-18 Karate Championship of the 50th Anniversary the filming location moved to Atlanta at the gymnasium of the Kennesaw State University, Marietta.
Cobra Kai Filming Locations in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Although the series sets in Los Angeles only few scenes are film there. Here are the places of Los Angeles where the filming of Cobra Kai was done.
San Fernando Valley, Reseda
San Fernando Valley, Reseda is used for filming the apartment building where Johnny and Miguel’s used to live.
Exterior of the flat is filmed at 18555 Burbank Blvd, Tarzana, California. The apartment is one of the few locations in the series which was filmed in California.
The Matadone Gymnasium in the California State University, Northridge, Los Angeles
This is the Another location where the scenes were filmed in Los Angeles and Georgia.
Cobra Kai Filming Locations in Okinawa, Japan
For Cobra Kai’s season three the team travels to Japan to visit Tomi Village which is located in Okinawa, Mr. Miyagi’s hometown.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
Two skyscraper views of the Doyona International headquarters were filmed at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. And the scene of entrance hall is filmed in the High Museum of Art, Atlanta.
Mutabaru Observatory Ogimi Village Park
Ogimi village is a place which is filled with jungles and rocky cliffs. The scene of the viewpoint Tomi Village is filmed at Ogimi village.
Three different locations are used for the filming of Tomi’s Village. Tomi Village Green, and Obstaculos is filmed at Kenny’s Alley in Underground Atlanta and the scenes in which audiences see Sam and Daniel in a lake on boat is filmed at scenic park of Sweetwater Creek State Park, Lithia Springs in downtown Atlanta. (External Link: IMDb)
Cobra Kai Official Trailer:
Most scenes from seasons 1 to 5 of this series were shot in the United States. Recently season 6 of this series has also come.
In which cities Cobra Kai is Filmed?
Cobra Kai is filmed in Atlanta, Los Angeles and Okinawa.
In which Country Cobra Kai Filmed?
Cobra Kai is filmed in USA and some scenes are filmed in Japan.
When was Cobra Kai filmed?
Cobra Kai filming started on 4 October 2017 to 10 December 2021.