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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 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.08 5973
2 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.04 4776
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.02 5316
4 your name. (movie) 9.01 1206
5 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.96 6688
6 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.93 7923
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10615
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 12355
9 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.88 551
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9899
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 (7.4901). 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 7.4901)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
6736 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 1.97 213
6735 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 2.43 76
6734 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.87 502
6733 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.99 134
6732 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.39 293
6731 EX-ARM (TV) 3.44 35
6730 Utsu-musume Sayuri (movie) 3.45 26
6729 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.47 722
6728 Duel Masters (TV) 3.47 627
6727 MD Geist (OAV) 3.56 475
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 (7.4901). 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 7.4901)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
37 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.08 5973
38 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.04 4776
39 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.03 5316
41 your name. (movie) 9.02 1206
66 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6688
67 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.93 7923
68 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10615
69 Fafner THE BEYOND (TV) 8.92 7
70 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.91 551
71 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 12355
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 13478
2 Death Note (TV) 8.86 13004
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 12355
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.97 10615
5 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9899
6 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.56 10195
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.30 10503
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.32 10304
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.85 9241
10 Bleach (TV) 7.95 9202
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) 8.65 23724
2 Death Note (TV) 8.78 22390
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 21202
4 Bleach (TV) 7.77 21060
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 18652
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 18043
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.16 17109
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.48 15743
9 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 15515
10 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 15510
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
+6739 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Chapter 7: Soshite Kan wa Iku (movie) 7.98 22
+6716 Fruits Basket -prelude- (movie) 7.89 21
+6597 Aria the Crepuscolo (movie) 7.72 18
+6489 Pompo: The Cinéphile (movie) 7.66 18
+6443 Jyoshikousei no Koshitsuki (OAV) 7.64 18
+6379 Seven Days War (movie) 7.55 16
+6267 Cream Lemon (OAV) 7.67 22
+6236 Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Detonation (movie) 7.66 22
+6183 Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid S (OAV) 7.69 24
+6148 Koiito Kinenbi The Animation (OAV) 7.58 21
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
-6452 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8624
-6430 Hamtaro (TV) 4.63 3807
-6366 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.32 4752
-6359 Pokémon (TV) 5.50 7156
-6251 Beyblade (TV) 4.28 2474
-6240 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.73 2614
-6188 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.02 2500
-6112 X (movie) 5.56 3564
-6082 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.36 2545
-6072 Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly (movie 11) 5.41 2614
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) 4.31 ±4.418 141
2 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Chapter 7: Soshite Kan wa Iku (movie) 7.98 ±4.074 14
3 Vixens (OAV) 5.59 ±3.640 26
4 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.43 ±3.457 83
5 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.45 ±3.371 18
6 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.32 ±3.314 148
7 Apocalypse Zero (OAV) 4.15 ±3.303 190
8 Chargeman Ken! (TV) 5.24 ±3.256 21
9 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.73 ±3.227 892
10 Triangle Blue (OAV) 6.25 ±3.216 38
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.