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 3649
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.09 4892
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4775
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6457
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7292
6 Spirited Away (movie) 8.91 9965
7 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.91 2481
8 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.89 114
9 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11501
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9347
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 (7.5365). 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 7.5365)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4566 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.31 167
4565 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.69 491
4564 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.92 119
4563 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.18 40
4562 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.31 262
4561 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.42 687
4560 MD Geist (OAV) 3.43 435
4559 Duel Masters (TV) 3.43 619
4558 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.43 146
4557 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.56 688
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 (7.5365). 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 7.5365)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
29 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3649
30 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 4892
31 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4775
32 (The) Tale of the Princess Kaguya (movie) 9.09 6
33 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 9.04 114
56 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.98 6457
59 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7292
60 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.92 2481
61 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 9965
62 Gekijōban Gintama Kanketsu-hen: Yorozuya yo Eien Nare (movie) 8.90 92
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 12931
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12084
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11501
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 9965
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9862
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9347
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.35 9969
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9720
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.88 8540
10 Bleach (TV) 7.97 8786
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 22483
2 Death Note (TV) 8.81 20555
3 Bleach (TV) 7.81 19943
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 19708
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17523
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 16950
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.21 16068
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.52 15049
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 14552
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14403
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
+4551 Buki yo Saraba (movie) 7.61 18
+4511 Magical Sisters Yoyo & Nene (movie) 7.83 25
+4377 Gekijō-ban Tiger & Bunny -The Rising- (movie) 7.68 24
+4375 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4323 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.71 26
+4276 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.72 28
+4205 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.82 34
+4176 Lupin III vs. Detective Conan The Movie 7.59 26
+4139 Hanamonogatari (TV) 8.09 44
+4137 Initial D: Final Stage (TV) 7.88 38
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
-4344 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8209
-4294 Pokémon (TV) 5.45 6775
-4288 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3656
-4265 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.28 4534
-4108 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.66 2501
-4103 Beyblade (TV) 4.18 2353
-4074 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2443
-4043 X (movie) 5.56 3445
-3981 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.40 2493
-3964 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.43 2437
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 ±4.440 140
2 Sekai Meisaku Dōwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru (movie) 7.21 ±3.925 16
3 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.40 ±3.875 13
4 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.16 ±3.541 35
5 Vixens (OAV) 5.29 ±3.528 22
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.14 ±3.455 17
7 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.52 ±3.425 79
8 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.20 ±3.409 108
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.93 ±3.335 24
10 Apocalypse Zero (OAV) 4.00 ±3.290 159
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.