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 3854
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5057
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4877
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6489
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7413
6 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.92 250
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10090
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11632
9 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.89 2543
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9443
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 (7.5322). 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 7.5322)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4619 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.25 172
4618 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.72 492
4617 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.98 120
4616 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.24 41
4615 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.32 266
4614 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.43 690
4613 Duel Masters (TV) 3.44 619
4612 MD Geist (OAV) 3.44 439
4611 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.46 146
4610 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.57 692
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 (7.5322). 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 7.5322)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
30 Persona 3 the Movie #2 Midsummer Knight's Dream 9.17 4
31 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3854
32 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5057
33 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4877
54 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 9.00 250
56 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.97 147
57 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6489
59 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7413
60 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10090
61 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.90 2543
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 13046
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12256
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11632
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10090
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9932
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9443
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.34 10090
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9806
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.87 8684
10 Bleach (TV) 7.97 8901
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 22712
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 20897
3 Bleach (TV) 7.80 20176
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 19944
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17715
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17117
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.20 16296
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.52 15185
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 14716
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14610
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
+4817 Giovanni's Island (movie) 7.86 21
+4809 Lupin the IIIrd: Jigen Daisuke no Bohyō (movie) 7.85 21
+4456 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4382 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.72 28
+4367 Precure All Stars New Stage 2: Kokoro no Tomodachi (movie) 7.52 21
+4363 Love Stage!! (OAV) 7.60 24
+4273 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.80 35
+4223 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.57 27
+4218 Detective Conan: Dimensional Sniper (movie 18) 7.73 34
+4211 Ōkii Ichinensei to Chiisana Ninensei (movie) 7.40 19
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
-4408 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8288
-4347 Pokémon (TV) 5.46 6841
-4338 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3677
-4326 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.29 4567
-4162 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.66 2512
-4154 Beyblade (TV) 4.19 2376
-4125 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2450
-4106 X (movie) 5.56 3461
-4041 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.39 2501
-4024 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.42 2462
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) 4.34 ±4.428 140
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) 5.37 ±3.528 22
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.15 ±3.455 17
7 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.29 ±3.412 112
8 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.62 ±3.376 81
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.94 ±3.335 24
10 Apocalypse Zero (OAV) 3.96 ±3.290 162
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.