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 3437
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.09 4744
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4680
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.98 6421
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7163
6 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.92 2416
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.91 9862
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11383
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9247
10 Legend of the Galactic Heroes (OAV) 8.81 601
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 (7.5395). 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 7.5395)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4462 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.39 156
4461 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.71 487
4460 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.92 119
4459 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.31 260
4458 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.41 687
4457 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.41 35
4456 Duel Masters (TV) 3.42 617
4455 MD Geist (OAV) 3.43 432
4454 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.44 145
4453 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.56 689
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 (7.5395). 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 7.5395)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
34 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.12 3437
35 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 4744
36 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4680
57 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.98 6421
58 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7163
60 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.92 2416
61 Gekijōban Gintama Kanketsu-hen: Yorozuya yo Eien Nare (movie) 8.92 75
62 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 9862
63 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11383
64 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.88 113
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 12804
2 Death Note (TV) 8.89 11902
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11383
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 9862
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.60 9788
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9247
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.35 9854
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9612
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.88 8397
10 Bleach (TV) 7.98 8714
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) 8.68 22252
2 Death Note (TV) 8.81 20229
3 Bleach (TV) 7.81 19747
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 19500
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17342
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 16779
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.22 15856
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.53 14913
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 14391
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14242
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
+4690 Harmonie (movie) 7.90 20
+4429 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.70 21
+4260 Captain Harlock (movie) 7.81 30
+4235 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.70 26
+4217 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.73 28
+4125 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.82 34
+4072 Hidamari Sketch: Sae/Hiro Sotsugyō-hen (OAV) 7.86 37
+4050 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.63 30
+4018 Doraemon: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan - Habatake Tenshi-tachi (movie) 8.07 46
+3902 Black Jack Final (OAV) 7.76 40
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
-4240 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.37 8131
-4198 Pokémon (TV) 5.44 6696
-4183 Hamtaro (TV) 4.59 3619
-4162 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.27 4493
-4004 Beyblade (TV) 4.17 2333
-4002 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.67 2473
-3973 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2431
-3948 X (movie) 5.56 3430
-3887 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.39 2487
-3857 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.44 2406
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 ±4.456 139
2 Sekai Meisaku Dōwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru (movie) 7.22 ±4.024 15
3 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.40 ±3.875 13
4 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.13 ±3.583 33
5 Vixens (OAV) 5.41 ±3.581 21
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.14 ±3.455 17
7 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.23 ±3.449 105
8 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.54 ±3.397 78
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.92 ±3.335 24
10 PoPoLoCrois (TV) 5.95 ±3.275 20
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.