Anime Top 10

Best Rated (bayesian estimate)
Worst Rated (bayesian estimate)
Best Rated (weighted average)
Most Popular
Most Viewed
Most Underrated
Most Overrated
Most Diverging Opinions

Top 10 Best Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
1 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3949
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5139
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4917
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6505
5 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.96 298
6 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7466
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10129
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11696
9 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.89 2571
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 9480
This rating only includes titles that have at least 12 votes. The bayesian estimate is a statistical technique used to reduce the noise due to low sample counts. In effect, the less a title has votes, the more it is pulled towards the mean (7.5312). In other words, these are the titles that many people agree are great. (formula)
bayesian rating = (v ÷ (v+m)) × R + (m ÷ (v+m)) × C
where:
R = average for the anime
v = number of votes for the anime
m = minimum votes required to be listed (currently 12)
C = the mean vote across the whole report (currently 7.5312)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4742 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.20 174
4741 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.71 491
4740 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.96 121
4739 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.09 42
4738 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.31 268
4737 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.41 690
4736 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.43 146
4735 MD Geist (OAV) 3.44 442
4734 Duel Masters (TV) 3.44 617
4733 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.56 692
This rating only includes titles that have at least 12 votes. The bayesian estimate is a statistical technique used to reduce the noise due to low sample counts. In effect, the less a title has votes, the more it is pulled towards the mean (7.5312). In other words, these are the titles that many people agree are awful. (formula)
bayesian rating = (v ÷ (v+m)) × R + (m ÷ (v+m)) × C
where:
R = average for the anime
v = number of votes for the anime
m = minimum votes required to be listed (currently 12)
C = the mean vote across the whole report (currently 7.5312)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
30 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3949
31 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5139
32 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4917
34 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 9.01 298
56 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6505
57 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7466
58 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10129
59 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.90 161
61 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.90 2571
62 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11696
The rating is an average of the scores given by voters, weighted to give less importance to users with unnatural voting patterns. Titles with less than 4 votes are removed from the list but are still counted in the ranking. This explains why there may be gaps in the "#" column.

Top 10 Most Popular (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
1 Fullmetal Alchemist (TV) 8.74 13097
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12329
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11696
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10129
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9967
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9480
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.33 10135
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9849
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.87 8742
10 Bleach (TV) 7.96 8944
The most popular titles are determined with a simple summation of all votes. Titles with many votes will tend to be at the top, but this is modified a little by the ratings. In other words, the popularity is the straight average score of a title (the value in the rating column) multiplied by the number of votes.

Top 10 Most Viewed (Top 50)
# title rating seen by
1 Fullmetal Alchemist (TV) 8.67 22813
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 21036
3 Bleach (TV) 7.80 20268
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 20049
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17790
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17190
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.20 16383
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.51 15242
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 14772
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14678
The "seen by" column indicates the number of people who have added the title in MyAnime, either in "seen some", "seen all", or "will not finish" categories. The rating displayed here is the same weighted average as the Top 10 Best Rated by weighted average, but is only displayed for reference and doesn't have anything to do with the order of the titles.

Top 10 Most Underrated (Top 50)
# title rating seen by
+4623 Aki no Kanade (movie) 7.72 23
+4603 Yuruyuri Nachu Yachumi! (OAV) 7.79 26
+4510 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4461 When Marnie Was There (movie) 8.09 38
+4459 Lupin the IIIrd: Jigen Daisuke no Bohyō (movie) 7.82 31
+4439 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.73 28
+4385 Giovanni's Island (movie) 7.73 30
+4343 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.81 35
+4293 K: Missing Kings (movie) 7.83 37
+4280 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.58 27
This is a list of the titles that deserve to be seen more. Based on the premise that titles deserve to be seen in equal proportion to how well rated they are, the value in the "#" column is the number of positions by which this title would climb in the Most Viewed list if it was seen as much as it was liked (according to bayesian rating).

Top 10 Most Overrated (Top 50)
# title rating seen by
-4515 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8329
-4460 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3690
-4452 Pokémon (TV) 5.47 6870
-4438 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.28 4583
-4281 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.67 2521
-4277 Beyblade (TV) 4.19 2389
-4244 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2455
-4204 X (movie) 5.56 3468
-4145 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.39 2503
-4138 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.41 2481
This is a list of the titles that didn't deserve to be seen as much as they have been. Based on the premise that titles deserve to be seen in equal proportion to how well rated they are, the value in the "#" column is the number of positions by which this title would drop in the Most Viewed list if it was seen as much as it was liked (according to bayesian rating).

Top 10 Most Diverging Opinions (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
1 Musashi (TV) 4.29 ±4.431 141
2 Sekai Meisaku Dōwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru (movie) 7.21 ±3.925 16
3 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.39 ±3.875 13
4 Vixens (OAV) 5.33 ±3.528 22
5 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.23 ±3.485 36
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.14 ±3.455 17
7 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.35 ±3.406 115
8 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.54 ±3.404 82
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.84 ±3.292 25
10 Apocalypse Zero (OAV) 3.94 ±3.277 164
Only includes titles with at least 12 votes. The rating column contains the baysesian rating ± the standard deviation, with the order of the titles being determined by the standard deviation.