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 3612
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.09 4862
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4762
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6451
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7267
6 Spirited Away (movie) 8.91 9952
7 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.91 2467
8 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.90 95
9 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11483
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9329
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 (7.5371). 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 7.5371)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4548 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.30 164
4547 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.69 490
4546 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.92 119
4545 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.18 40
4544 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.31 262
4543 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.42 687
4542 MD Geist (OAV) 3.43 435
4541 Duel Masters (TV) 3.43 619
4540 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.43 146
4539 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.56 688
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 (7.5371). 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 7.5371)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
29 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3612
30 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 4862
31 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4762
32 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 9.07 95
54 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.98 6451
57 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7267
58 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.92 2467
59 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 9952
60 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11483
61 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.89 121
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 12909
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12045
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11483
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 9952
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9839
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9329
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.35 9946
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9705
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.88 8510
10 Bleach (TV) 7.97 8775
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 22450
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 20494
3 Bleach (TV) 7.81 19919
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 19675
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17491
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 16928
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.21 16025
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.52 15021
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 14524
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14381
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
+4580 Magical Sisters Yoyo & Nene (movie) 7.73 20
+4375 Lupin III vs. Detective Conan The Movie 7.65 23
+4357 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4308 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.71 26
+4272 Short Peace (movie) 7.57 23
+4263 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.72 28
+4251 Initial D: Final Stage (TV) 7.81 32
+4173 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.81 35
+4102 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.63 30
+4062 Doraemon: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan - Habatake Tenshi-tachi (movie) 8.07 47
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
-4325 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8196
-4275 Pokémon (TV) 5.44 6763
-4269 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3654
-4244 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.28 4525
-4089 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.67 2498
-4086 Beyblade (TV) 4.18 2350
-4057 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2440
-4030 X (movie) 5.55 3443
-3966 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.40 2494
-3942 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.44 2430
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) 7.40 ±3.875 13
4 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.16 ±3.541 35
5 Vixens (OAV) 5.29 ±3.528 22
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.14 ±3.455 17
7 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.52 ±3.425 79
8 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.20 ±3.409 108
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.93 ±3.335 24
10 Apocalypse Zero (OAV) 4.00 ±3.290 159
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.