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 3905
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5101
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4899
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6498
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7442
6 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.95 276
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10113
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11670
9 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.89 2557
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 9463
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 (7.5318). 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 7.5318)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4643 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.24 173
4642 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.72 491
4641 Psychic Wars (OAV) 3.00 121
4640 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.17 42
4639 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.32 267
4638 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.42 690
4637 Duel Masters (TV) 3.44 616
4636 MD Geist (OAV) 3.44 440
4635 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.46 146
4634 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 (7.5318). 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 7.5318)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
32 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3905
33 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5101
34 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4899
36 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 9.02 276
58 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6498
59 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.97 152
60 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7442
61 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10113
63 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.90 2557
64 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11670
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 13075
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12291
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11670
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10113
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9955
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9463
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.34 10115
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9832
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.87 8719
10 Bleach (TV) 7.96 8927
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 22771
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 20973
3 Bleach (TV) 7.80 20236
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 20003
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17761
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17160
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.20 16347
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.51 15219
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 14748
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14647
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
+4693 Lupin the IIIrd: Jigen Daisuke no Bohyō (movie) 7.86 24
+4518 Giovanni's Island (movie) 7.73 25
+4466 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4397 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.72 28
+4289 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.80 35
+4234 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.57 27
+4221 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.63 30
+4187 Buki yo Saraba (movie) 7.61 30
+4149 Ōkii Ichinensei to Chiisana Ninensei (movie) 7.39 20
+4111 Doraemon: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan - Habatake Tenshi-tachi (movie) 8.03 50
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
-4430 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8319
-4366 Pokémon (TV) 5.46 6860
-4363 Hamtaro (TV) 4.61 3685
-4349 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.29 4580
-4184 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.67 2520
-4178 Beyblade (TV) 4.19 2384
-4148 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2453
-4129 X (movie) 5.56 3465
-4064 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.39 2501
-4047 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.42 2476
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) 4.30 ±4.431 141
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 Vixens (OAV) 5.37 ±3.528 22
5 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.24 ±3.485 36
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.15 ±3.455 17
7 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.36 ±3.395 116
8 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.62 ±3.376 81
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.86 ±3.292 25
10 Apocalypse Zero (OAV) 3.95 ±3.283 163
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.