For those just short of perfection.

Excellent Rating Comment
Chrono Crusade (TV) Excellent One of the best endings I have yet to see.
Elfen Lied (TV) Excellent
Fate/stay night (TV) Excellent Great fight anime with a historical/magical aspect
Full Metal Panic! (TV) Excellent Very Solid Military/Mecha anime
Gurren Lagann (TV) Excellent
(The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) Excellent Praiseworthy anime.
Shakugan no Shana (TV) Excellent A show that just gets it right.