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 3877
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5078
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4886
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6492
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7426
6 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.93 258
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10098
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11650
9 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.90 2554
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9449
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 (7.5322). 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 7.5322)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4631 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.25 172
4630 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.72 491
4629 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.98 120
4628 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.24 41
4627 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.32 266
4626 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.42 689
4625 MD Geist (OAV) 3.44 439
4624 Duel Masters (TV) 3.44 617
4623 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.46 146
4622 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.57 692
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 (7.5322). 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 7.5322)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
30 Persona 3 the Movie #2 Midsummer Knight's Dream 9.15 4
31 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3877
32 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5078
33 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4886
35 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 9.00 258
57 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6492
58 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.97 150
59 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7426
60 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10098
62 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.90 2554
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) 8.74 13058
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12274
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11650
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10098
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9942
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9449
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.34 10103
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9819
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.87 8700
10 Bleach (TV) 7.96 8912
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 22741
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 20931
3 Bleach (TV) 7.80 20204
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 19971
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17732
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17142
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.20 16323
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.52 15200
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 14727
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14621
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
+4737 Lupin the IIIrd: Jigen Daisuke no Bohyō (movie) 7.86 23
+4709 Giovanni's Island (movie) 7.88 24
+4462 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4394 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.72 28
+4379 Precure All Stars New Stage 2: Kokoro no Tomodachi (movie) 7.52 21
+4285 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.80 35
+4231 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.57 27
+4217 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.63 30
+4203 Love Stage!! (OAV) 7.60 29
+4187 Buki yo Saraba (movie) 7.61 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
-4419 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8302
-4360 Pokémon (TV) 5.46 6848
-4350 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3678
-4338 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.29 4573
-4172 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.66 2513
-4166 Beyblade (TV) 4.19 2379
-4137 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2451
-4117 X (movie) 5.56 3461
-4052 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.39 2500
-4037 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.42 2469
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) 4.34 ±4.428 140
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 Vixens (OAV) 5.37 ±3.528 22
5 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.24 ±3.485 36
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.15 ±3.455 17
7 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.36 ±3.395 116
8 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.62 ±3.376 81
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.94 ±3.335 24
10 Apocalypse Zero (OAV) 3.95 ±3.283 163
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.