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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 Frieren: Beyond Journey's End (TV) 9.14 237
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.07 6122
3 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.03 4881
4 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.02 5390
5 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.96 6711
6 your name. (movie) 8.94 1355
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10725
8 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.92 8001
9 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 12465
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9987
This rating only includes titles that have at least 14 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 (7.4794). 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 14)
C = the mean vote across the whole report (currently 7.4794)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
7239 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 1.94 220
7238 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 2.45 81
7237 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.93 507
7236 Psychic Wars (OAV) 3.02 134
7235 EX-ARM (TV) 3.23 40
7234 Utsu-musume Sayuri (movie) 3.42 30
7233 Duel Masters (TV) 3.48 629
7232 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.49 728
7231 M.D. Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.50 301
7230 Ki*Me*Ra (OAV) 3.60 199
This rating only includes titles that have at least 14 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 (7.4794). 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 14)
C = the mean vote across the whole report (currently 7.4794)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
43 Frieren: Beyond Journey's End (TV) 9.24 237
45 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.07 6122
46 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.04 4881
47 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.02 5390
77 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.96 6711
78 your name. (movie) 8.96 1355
79 (The) First Slam Dunk (movie) 8.92 11
80 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.92 8001
81 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10725
82 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.89 572
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) 8.72 13533
2 Death Note (TV) 8.86 13125
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 12465
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 10725
5 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9987
6 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.56 10232
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.29 10539
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.32 10394
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.85 9316
10 Bleach (TV) 7.94 9248
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) 8.64 23840
2 Death Note (TV) 8.77 22627
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 21404
4 Bleach (TV) 7.77 21162
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 18780
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 18202
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.15 17175
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.48 15811
9 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 15695
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 15652
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
+7221 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Chapter 7: Soshite Kan wa Iku (movie) 7.96 23
+7214 Pokémon Concierge (ONA) 7.87 21
+7016 Macross Delta the Movie: Absolute Live!!!!!! 7.73 20
+6928 Nekketsu Saikyo Gozaurer (TV) 7.87 26
+6908 Aria the Benedizione (movie) 8.02 30
+6704 Revue Starlight The Movie 7.95 33
+6633 Detective Conan - Episode One: The Great Detective Turned Small (special) 7.60 22
+6570 Vampire Vixen (OAV) 7.60 23
+6530 Genki Bakuhatsu Ganbaruger (TV) 7.84 33
+6520 Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Detonation (movie) 7.78 31
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
-6951 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8652
-6923 Hamtaro (TV) 4.64 3822
-6857 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.33 4783
-6845 Pokémon (TV) 5.51 7199
-6748 Beyblade (TV) 4.30 2491
-6737 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.74 2618
-6678 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2503
-6594 X (movie) 5.56 3571
-6575 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.37 2550
-6569 Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly (movie 11) 5.41 2624
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) 4.27 ±4.398 141
2 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Chapter 7: Soshite Kan wa Iku (movie) 7.96 ±4.074 14
3 Chargeman Ken! (TV) 5.49 ±3.534 27
4 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.45 ±3.436 84
5 Apocalypse Zero (OAV) 4.33 ±3.371 195
6 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.46 ±3.371 18
7 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.39 ±3.274 157
8 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.74 ±3.236 893
9 Vixens (OAV) 5.70 ±3.219 34
10 Garzey's Wing (OAV) 4.00 ±3.204 145
Only includes titles with at least 14 votes. The rating column contains the baysesian rating ± the standard deviation, with the order of the titles being determined by the standard deviation.