Yuji Okumoto, who plays Cobra Kai, used the holidays to consider his character’s significant Season 5 error.
Okumoto shared a joyful photo of himself with a beverage on Twitter. “Happy Holidays to everyone! Karii! Or was Kampai the one? “He composed. The actor’s caption alludes to the error made by Chozen Toguchi, who used a false name to deceive the evil, cruel Terry Silver into giving him access to inside information.
When toasting with Cobra Kai sensei in Silver’s dojo, Chozen accidentally uses the word “Karii” from the Okinawan language. Chozen’s cover is blown by this admission because he previously told Silver that he was from Kyoto, where toasts are made with “Kampai.”
Chozen was a talented pupil at his uncle Sato’s dojo when he first played the antagonist in The Karate Kid Part II. Daniel LaRusso and Chozen are back again for yet another spectacular battle in Cobra Kai Season 3.
In contrast to the confrontation in the 1986 sequel, Chozen defeats Daniel with a more lethal variation of Miyagi-Do. He also admits to Daniel that he is sorry for his evil deeds in Part II and that he has since tried to be a better person. After suffering a catastrophic defeat at the All Valley Karate Tournament, Daniel enlists Chozen as a fellow sensei at the end of Season 4 in order to finally defeat Cobra Kai.