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 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5462
2 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.09 4333
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.07 5057
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6584
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.94 7656
6 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10308
7 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.91 421
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11933
9 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.88 2682
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9630
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 (7.5193). 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 7.5193)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
5034 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.14 189
5033 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.73 491
5032 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 2.91 49
5031 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.97 122
5030 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.32 273
5029 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.42 696
5028 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.44 145
5027 Duel Masters (TV) 3.44 619
5026 MD Geist (OAV) 3.45 451
5025 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.56 696
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 (7.5193). 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 7.5193)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
28 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5462
29 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.09 4333
30 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.08 5057
51 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6584
52 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.95 421
53 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.95 7656
54 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10308
55 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11933
56 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.89 2682
58 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 9630
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) 8.73 13255
2 Death Note (TV) 8.87 12627
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11933
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10308
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.57 10073
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9630
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.32 10313
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.32 10007
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.87 8931
10 Bleach (TV) 7.96 9060
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 23220
2 Death Note (TV) 8.80 21632
3 Bleach (TV) 7.79 20619
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 20479
5 Naruto (TV) 7.41 18138
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17526
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.19 16729
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.50 15458
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.87 15047
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14996
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
+5303 Tamayura: Sotsugyō Shashin (movie series) 8.00 22
+4993 Doukyusei -Classmates- (movie) 8.30 35
+4809 Stand By Me Doraemon (movie) 7.63 23
+4797 Aria the Avvenire (OAV) 8.20 39
+4782 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.70 26
+4775 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (movie) 7.91 34
+4662 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.70 29
+4633 Uchū Senkan Yamato 2199: Hoshi-Meguru Hakobune (movie) 7.91 38
+4609 Shin Gekijō-ban Initial D Legend 1 -Kakusei- (movie) 7.66 29
+4529 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.75 36
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
-4805 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.37 8468
-4749 Hamtaro (TV) 4.61 3748
-4732 Pokémon (TV) 5.48 6983
-4714 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.29 4656
-4566 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.67 2559
-4558 Beyblade (TV) 4.23 2426
-4522 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.01 2471
-4500 X (movie) 5.55 3504
-4427 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.38 2516
-4414 Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly (movie 11) 5.42 2545
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) 4.23 ±4.411 140
2 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.41 ±3.755 14
3 Sekai Meisaku Dōwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru (movie) 7.07 ±3.750 18
4 Vixens (OAV) 5.41 ±3.528 22
5 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.15 ±3.455 17
6 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.61 ±3.413 83
7 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.30 ±3.410 39
8 PoPoLoCrois (TV) 5.98 ±3.349 19
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.92 ±3.349 23
10 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.34 ±3.333 121
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.