What does Kimochi mean?
Kimochi is the latinized transcription of the Japanese word きもち, which generally means feeling, and may be used to express FeelsGoodMan.
Online, the term is widely associated with the Weeb practice of watching Hentai.
What's the origin of Kimochi?
In Japanese Pron, “Kimochi” has been appearing since the turn of the 20th century, used to refer to sexual satisfaction, highlighted by the presence of various forms of Ahegao.
Initially, it was present in manga hentai, in a similar manner to JoJo Menacing, then thanks to the advancement of technology, it also became associated with animated hentai.
Spread & Usage
How did Kimochi spread?
As anime and manga gained a wider popularity in Western countries, so did the Japanese language, resulting in the spread of Japanese expressions and terms among younger generations in America and Europe.
“Kimochi” was first defined on Urban Dictionary on July 29th, 2003, with several other entries to follow.
The term was widely popular on forums and message boards, somehow related to anime or Japanese culture in general, like 4chani or the anime related subs of Reddit.
- Skdesu.com – What kimochi really means in Japanese