Otaku Brain Trust is a group of otaku who run educational, informative, and entertaining anime panels in the DMV. After running separate panels at cons from Otakon, Katsucon, and Anime USA for over a decade, they recently joined forces to make even better panels on topics ranging from idols to isekai and history studies to studio analyses. Otaku Brain Trust is made up of Jae, Yukishiro, Justin Coale, Nathaniel Mollen, and Brent P. Newhall.