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 3740
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 4968
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4809
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6468
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7342
6 Spirited Away (movie) 8.91 10007
7 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.90 2503
8 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.90 174
9 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11546
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9385
This rating only includes titles that have at least 13 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 (7.5344). 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 13)
C = the mean vote across the whole report (currently 7.5344)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4561 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.32 168
4560 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.71 492
4559 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.95 119
4558 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.24 41
4557 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.32 264
4556 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.42 689
4555 Duel Masters (TV) 3.44 619
4554 MD Geist (OAV) 3.44 437
4553 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.46 146
4552 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.57 690
This rating only includes titles that have at least 13 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 (7.5344). 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 13)
C = the mean vote across the whole report (currently 7.5344)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
28 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3740
29 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 4968
30 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4809
33 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 9.00 174
53 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6468
56 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7342
57 Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (TV) 8.95 20
58 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.95 136
59 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10007
60 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.91 2503
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) 8.75 12979
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12147
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11546
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10007
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9893
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9385
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.34 10016
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9754
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.88 8600
10 Bleach (TV) 7.97 8834
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 22579
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 20683
3 Bleach (TV) 7.80 20041
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 19794
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17601
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17022
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.21 16155
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.52 15106
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 14614
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14480
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
+4819 (The) Tale of the Princess Kaguya (movie) 8.11 24
+4455 Buki yo Saraba (movie) 7.67 23
+4418 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4342 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.71 27
+4332 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.72 28
+4324 Tamako Love Story (movie) 8.10 39
+4272 Magical Sisters Yoyo & Nene (movie) 7.85 35
+4245 One Piece "3D2Y" Ace no Shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama to no Chikai (special) 7.90 37
+4232 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.80 35
+4171 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.63 30
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
-4352 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.37 8241
-4294 Pokémon (TV) 5.45 6799
-4284 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3664
-4269 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.28 4544
-4104 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.66 2507
-4100 Beyblade (TV) 4.18 2364
-4072 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2448
-4055 X (movie) 5.56 3451
-3986 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.40 2496
-3967 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.43 2446
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) 4.31 ±4.440 140
2 Sekai Meisaku Dōwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru (movie) 7.22 ±3.925 16
3 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.40 ±3.875 13
4 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.16 ±3.538 36
5 Vixens (OAV) 5.36 ±3.528 22
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.15 ±3.455 17
7 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.28 ±3.415 111
8 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.60 ±3.412 79
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.94 ±3.335 24
10 Apocalypse Zero (OAV) 4.02 ±3.290 159
Only includes titles with at least 13 votes. The rating column contains the baysesian rating ± the standard deviation, with the order of the titles being determined by the standard deviation.