Koi No Yokan (Japanese)

The sense one can have upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to fall in love. Differs from “love at first sight” as it does not imply that the feeling of love exists, only the knowledge that a future love is inevitable.


  • Posted by Blogger of the Week: Tricia Gosingtian | Vaagmagazine

    [...] Do you believe in love at first sight Not really! But I believe in “Koi no Yokan” [...]

  • Posted by DEFTONES Announce New Album, Koi No Yokan, New US Tour | Tour Dates | Metal Injection

    [...] on November 13th, and will be called Koi No Yokan, which is a Japanese phrase that I had to look up. It means: The sense one can have upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to [...]

  • Posted by DEFTONES Announce New Album, Koi No Yokan, New US Tour | Tour Dates | Metal Injection

    [...] on November 13th, and will be called Koi No Yokan, which is a Japanese phrase that I had to look up. It means: The sense one can have upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to [...]

  • Posted by Review: Deftones – Koi No Yokan | Has it leaked?

    [...] as Moreno screams “Shedding your skin – Show what you’re like from the inside”. ‘Koi No Yokan’ is a Japanese phrase detailing the feeling occurring when meeting someone, that the two of you will eventually fall in [...]

  • Posted by Headbalisser :: Excerpt Releases :: Deftones announce New Album, Koi No Yokan

    [...] on November 13th, and will be called Koi No Yokan, which is a Japanese phrase that I had to look up. It means: The sense one can have upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to fall [...]

  • Posted by dorian

    love it. thank you.

  • Posted by arlene

    Now I have a real phrase to describe what happened to me! It’s the perfect description. Thank you.

  • Posted by KFC

    I experienced this in Oct/Nov 2005 and again in Spring of 2006… but..was 2 different girls -brunette & blond, respectively.

  • Posted by Ken

    What is the word to describe when your eyes meet, the connection is there, but you know that you will never meet again..

  • Posted by Khalid & Mpho

    When what you’re feeling is something you yourself can’t understand nor define only for you to find that there actually is a word to describe it. Thats how we met and thats what transpired and still transpires every waking moment.

    xoxo
    Soulmate

  • Posted by soulmate is a virgin

    There’s no “we”. She’s a big fat walroustached mass-o-folds. Has only experienced Ko No Yokan when encountering a bucket of left-over chicken fat drippings

  • Posted by Koi No Yokan – What Is to Come | A Contemporary Cuckoldress

    […] reminded of a Japanese phrase that explains just what I feel–koi no yokan. It’s that feeling that, upon meeting someone for the first time, you know love is inevitable […]

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