What is a Gachapon?

A gachapon is a capsule-dispensing vending machine, most popular in Japan. The term is an onomatopoeia, named for the sounds made by the hand crank (“gacha”) and the capsule landing in the bottom tray. (“pon”)

Now, you won’t find any toys or collectibles in this particular gachapon. Instead, you’ll find all things nerdy!

Book and film reviews, musings on the writing process, and the latest in geeky news are just a few things you’ll encounter here!

So, got your coin? Perfect! Just slide it into the slot, give that wheel a crank, and let’s see what we get!