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) 9.10 4239
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5372
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.07 5023
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6566
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.94 7618
6 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.94 385
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10267
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11862
9 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.89 2646
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 9596
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 (7.5251). 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 7.5251)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4947 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.14 184
4946 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.70 489
4945 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 2.85 47
4944 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.95 121
4943 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.31 270
4942 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.41 695
4941 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.41 145
4940 Duel Masters (TV) 3.43 619
4939 MD Geist (OAV) 3.44 447
4938 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.55 696
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 (7.5251). 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 7.5251)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
27 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.10 4239
28 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5372
29 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 5023
54 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.99 385
55 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6566
56 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Chapter 7: Soshite Kan wa Iku (movie) 8.95 10
57 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7618
58 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10267
59 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11862
60 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.90 2646
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) 8.73 13225
2 Death Note (TV) 8.87 12553
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11862
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10267
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.58 10047
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9596
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.32 10265
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.32 9956
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.87 8893
10 Bleach (TV) 7.96 9034
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) 8.66 23108
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 21464
3 Bleach (TV) 7.79 20522
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 20349
5 Naruto (TV) 7.41 18037
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17418
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.19 16632
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.51 15401
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 14971
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14910
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
+5032 Miss Hokusai (movie) 7.80 21
+4885 Uchū Senkan Yamato 2199: Hoshi-Meguru Hakobune (movie) 8.01 29
+4637 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.71 27
+4553 (The) Case of Hana & Alice (movie) 7.56 24
+4550 Natsume Yūjin-Chō: Itsuka Yuki no Hi ni (OAV) 7.65 27
+4545 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.70 29
+4531 Mushishi Zoku-Shō Tokubetsu-hen: Odoro no Michi (special) 8.48 49
+4510 Shin Gekijō-ban Initial D Legend 1 -Kakusei- (movie) 7.59 26
+4450 Eiga Precure All Stars New Stage 3: Eien no Tomodachi (movie) 7.40 19
+4390 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.76 37
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
-4710 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.37 8430
-4658 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3730
-4637 Pokémon (TV) 5.47 6964
-4626 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.29 4639
-4480 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.67 2549
-4470 Beyblade (TV) 4.22 2421
-4440 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.01 2470
-4391 X (movie) 5.56 3494
-4333 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.38 2510
-4326 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.42 2531
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) 4.21 ±4.411 140
2 Sekai Meisaku Dōwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru (movie) 7.22 ±4.024 15
3 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.41 ±3.755 14
4 Vixens (OAV) 5.34 ±3.528 22
5 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.14 ±3.455 17
6 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.23 ±3.433 38
7 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.59 ±3.413 83
8 PoPoLoCrois (TV) 5.93 ±3.349 19
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.90 ±3.349 23
10 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.33 ±3.333 121
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.