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 3709
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.09 4929
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4789
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6461
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7319
6 Spirited Away (movie) 8.91 9984
7 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.91 2492
8 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.90 154
9 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11528
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9370
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 (7.5358). 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 7.5358)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4534 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.33 167
4533 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.71 492
4532 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.95 119
4531 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.24 41
4530 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.32 263
4529 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.42 689
4528 MD Geist (OAV) 3.44 436
4527 Duel Masters (TV) 3.44 619
4526 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.46 146
4525 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.57 689
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 (7.5358). 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 7.5358)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
28 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3709
29 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 4929
30 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4789
32 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 9.02 154
54 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.98 129
55 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6461
58 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7319
59 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.92 2492
60 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 9984
61 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11528
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 12952
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12117
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11528
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 9984
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9880
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9370
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.34 9995
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9741
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.88 8572
10 Bleach (TV) 7.97 8810
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 22534
2 Death Note (TV) 8.81 20622
3 Bleach (TV) 7.81 20002
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 19759
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17565
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 16994
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.21 16116
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.52 15083
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 14591
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14446
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
+4481 One Piece "3D2Y" Ace no Shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama to no Chikai (special) 7.90 28
+4477 Buki yo Saraba (movie) 7.65 21
+4377 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4333 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.71 26
+4303 Magical Sisters Yoyo & Nene (movie) 7.84 32
+4285 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.72 28
+4214 Gekijō-ban Tiger & Bunny -The Rising- (movie) 7.65 28
+4212 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.81 34
+4120 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.63 30
+4064 Lupin III vs. Detective Conan The Movie 7.68 34
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
-4323 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8228
-4273 Pokémon (TV) 5.45 6785
-4257 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3660
-4244 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.28 4541
-4080 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.66 2506
-4074 Beyblade (TV) 4.18 2360
-4044 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2447
-4031 X (movie) 5.55 3449
-3959 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.40 2494
-3939 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.43 2440
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) 4.32 ±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 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.16 ±3.538 36
5 Vixens (OAV) 5.35 ±3.528 22
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.15 ±3.455 17
7 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.60 ±3.412 79
8 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.25 ±3.410 110
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.94 ±3.335 24
10 Apocalypse Zero (OAV) 4.02 ±3.290 159
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.