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 3733
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.09 4958
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4802
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6466
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7331
6 Spirited Away (movie) 8.91 10000
7 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.91 2501
8 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.89 173
9 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11540
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9380
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 (7.5345). 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 7.5345)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4611 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.30 167
4610 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.70 492
4609 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.92 119
4608 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.16 41
4607 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.30 263
4606 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.42 689
4605 MD Geist (OAV) 3.43 436
4604 Duel Masters (TV) 3.43 619
4603 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.43 146
4602 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.56 690
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 (7.5345). 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 7.5345)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
28 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3733
29 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 4958
30 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4802
52 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.99 173
53 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6466
56 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.96 134
57 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7331
58 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10000
59 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.91 2501
60 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11540
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 12973
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12137
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11540
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10000
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9890
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9380
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.34 10007
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9750
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.88 8587
10 Bleach (TV) 7.97 8829
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 22567
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 20662
3 Bleach (TV) 7.81 20032
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 19783
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17590
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17014
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.21 16143
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.52 15098
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 14605
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14468
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
+4881 (The) Tale of the Princess Kaguya (movie) 8.09 22
+4512 Precure All Stars New Stage 2: Kokoro no Tomodachi (movie) 7.58 19
+4458 Buki yo Saraba (movie) 7.67 23
+4422 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4373 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.71 26
+4338 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.73 28
+4320 Magical Sisters Yoyo & Nene (movie) 7.85 33
+4274 One Piece "3D2Y" Ace no Shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama to no Chikai (special) 7.90 36
+4236 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.82 35
+4167 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.64 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
-4390 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.37 8239
-4333 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3664
-4332 Pokémon (TV) 5.45 6796
-4309 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.28 4543
-4151 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.66 2507
-4149 Beyblade (TV) 4.17 2363
-4118 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2448
-4085 X (movie) 5.56 3451
-4021 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.40 2494
-4011 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.42 2445
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) 7.39 ±3.875 13
4 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.15 ±3.538 36
5 Vixens (OAV) 5.29 ±3.528 22
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.14 ±3.455 17
7 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.28 ±3.415 111
8 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.58 ±3.412 79
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.93 ±3.335 24
10 CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon (TV) 6.14 ±3.305 13
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.