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 3788
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5012
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4844
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6477
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7375
6 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10051
7 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.90 2524
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11582
9 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.89 190
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9412
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 (7.5334). 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 7.5334)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4589 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.29 169
4588 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.71 493
4587 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.95 119
4586 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.24 41
4585 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.30 265
4584 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.43 688
4583 MD Geist (OAV) 3.43 438
4582 Duel Masters (TV) 3.44 619
4581 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.46 146
4580 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.57 691
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 (7.5334). 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 7.5334)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
31 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3788
32 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5012
33 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4844
54 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.98 190
56 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6477
58 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7375
59 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.95 140
60 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10051
61 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.91 2524
62 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11582
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 13013
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12199
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11582
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10051
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9915
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9412
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.34 10049
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9780
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.88 8639
10 Bleach (TV) 7.97 8877
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 22643
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 20771
3 Bleach (TV) 7.80 20107
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 19860
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17657
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17065
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.21 16208
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.52 15145
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 14664
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14544
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
+4425 Detective Conan: Dimensional Sniper (movie 18) 7.75 27
+4425 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4349 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.72 28
+4249 Buki yo Saraba (movie) 7.59 26
+4244 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.80 35
+4195 One Piece "3D2Y" Ace no Shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama to no Chikai (special) 7.96 41
+4178 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.57 27
+4178 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.63 30
+4147 Magical Sisters Yoyo & Nene (movie) 7.84 39
+4109 THE IDOLM@STER MOVIE: Kagayaki no Mukōgawa e! 7.58 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
-4377 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.37 8257
-4315 Pokémon (TV) 5.46 6821
-4313 Hamtaro (TV) 4.59 3674
-4299 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.28 4551
-4132 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.66 2508
-4125 Beyblade (TV) 4.18 2368
-4098 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2448
-4077 X (movie) 5.56 3455
-4009 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.40 2498
-3992 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.43 2448
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 CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon (TV) 5.88 ±3.587 26
5 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.16 ±3.538 36
6 Vixens (OAV) 5.36 ±3.528 22
7 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.15 ±3.455 17
8 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.26 ±3.416 111
9 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.59 ±3.391 80
10 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.94 ±3.335 24
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.