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 3691
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.09 4918
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4785
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6459
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7305
6 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.92 143
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.91 9975
8 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.91 2489
9 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11519
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9358
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 (7.5354). 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 7.5354)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4523 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.33 167
4522 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.71 492
4521 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.95 119
4520 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.20 42
4519 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.32 263
4518 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.43 688
4517 MD Geist (OAV) 3.44 436
4516 Duel Masters (TV) 3.44 619
4515 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.46 146
4514 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 (7.5354). 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 7.5354)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
28 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3691
29 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 4918
30 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4785
31 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 9.05 143
55 Gintama' (TV 2012) 8.98 128
56 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6459
59 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7305
60 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 9975
61 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.92 2489
62 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11519
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 12946
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12110
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11519
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 9975
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.59 9877
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9358
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.34 9988
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9737
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.88 8557
10 Bleach (TV) 7.97 8803
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 22517
2 Death Note (TV) 8.81 20601
3 Bleach (TV) 7.81 19981
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 19740
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17553
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 16983
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.21 16103
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.52 15076
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 14571
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14427
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
+4688 One Piece "3D2Y" Ace no Shi wo Koete! Luffy Nakama to no Chikai (special) 7.93 23
+4572 Buki yo Saraba (movie) 7.66 19
+4376 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.67 24
+4337 Magical Sisters Yoyo & Nene (movie) 7.88 32
+4325 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.71 26
+4285 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.72 28
+4207 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.80 34
+4143 Gambo (movie) 7.33 16
+4121 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.63 30
+4052 Doraemon: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan - Habatake Tenshi-tachi (movie) 8.05 48
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
-4311 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8221
-4261 Pokémon (TV) 5.45 6782
-4246 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3658
-4234 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.28 4539
-4067 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.66 2504
-4062 Beyblade (TV) 4.18 2356
-4033 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2446
-4017 X (movie) 5.56 3447
-3947 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.40 2494
-3929 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.43 2439
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) 7.22 ±3.405 109
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.