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 4093
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5258
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4955
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6529
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7539
6 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.94 341
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10190
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11766
9 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.89 2605
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 9535
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 (7.529). 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 7.529)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4833 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.17 178
4832 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.71 490
4831 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.95 122
4830 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.00 44
4829 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.32 268
4828 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.41 694
4827 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.43 146
4826 MD Geist (OAV) 3.44 442
4825 Duel Masters (TV) 3.45 619
4824 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.55 695
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 (7.529). 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 7.529)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
24 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.10 4093
25 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5258
26 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 4955
27 Mushishi Zoku-Shō Tokubetsu-hen: Odoro no Michi (special) 9.06 10
52 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Chapter 7: Soshite Kan wa Iku (movie) 8.99 4
53 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.99 341
54 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.98 6529
55 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7539
56 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10190
57 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11766
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 13158
2 Death Note (TV) 8.88 12437
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.94 11766
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10190
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.58 10007
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9535
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.33 10195
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.32 9898
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.87 8817
10 Bleach (TV) 7.96 8978
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) 8.66 22958
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 21249
3 Bleach (TV) 7.80 20383
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 20184
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17912
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17296
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.20 16498
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.51 15317
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 14862
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14783
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
+4575 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.70 25
+4551 Giovanni's Island (movie) 7.93 34
+4546 Girls und Panzer: Kore ga Hontō no Anzio-sen Desu! (OAV) 7.68 25
+4513 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.73 28
+4400 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.81 35
+4352 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.59 27
+4325 Aikatsu! (TV 2) 7.75 35
+4271 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.60 30
+4229 Doraemon: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan - Habatake Tenshi-tachi (movie) 8.11 51
+4221 Haikyu!! (special) 7.47 25
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
-4604 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8378
-4550 Hamtaro (TV) 4.60 3707
-4533 Pokémon (TV) 5.47 6914
-4520 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.29 4608
-4370 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.67 2528
-4362 Beyblade (TV) 4.21 2408
-4332 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2465
-4292 X (movie) 5.56 3486
-4234 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.38 2507
-4219 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.42 2505
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 ±4.416 142
2 Sekai Meisaku Dōwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru (movie) 7.21 ±3.925 16
3 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.39 ±3.875 13
4 Vixens (OAV) 5.34 ±3.528 22
5 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.24 ±3.485 36
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.14 ±3.455 17
7 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.54 ±3.384 83
8 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.35 ±3.370 119
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.85 ±3.292 25
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.