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 your name. (movie) 9.13 889
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5700
3 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.07 4573
4 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.06 5155
5 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6633
6 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.93 7801
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 10479
8 A Silent Voice (movie) 8.90 363
9 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 12164
10 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.89 488
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 (7.511). 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 7.511)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
5634 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.07 202
5633 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 2.59 59
5632 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.75 493
5631 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.97 127
5630 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.34 285
5629 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.43 705
5628 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.44 145
5627 Duel Masters (TV) 3.45 621
5626 MD Geist (OAV) 3.50 465
5625 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.57 700
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 (7.511). 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 7.511)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
25 your name. (movie) 9.15 889
26 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 5700
27 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.07 4573
28 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.06 5155
53 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.97 6633
55 A Silent Voice (movie) 8.95 363
56 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.94 7801
57 Mushishi: The Next Chapter (TV) 8.93 488
58 Spirited Away (movie) 8.93 10479
59 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 12164
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 13387
2 Death Note (TV) 8.87 12827
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.94 12164
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.97 10479
5 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9777
6 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.57 10149
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.31 10414
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.32 10153
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.86 9101
10 Bleach (TV) 7.95 9140
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 23508
2 Death Note (TV) 8.79 22041
3 Bleach (TV) 7.78 20864
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 20861
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 18406
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 17782
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.17 16941
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.49 15623
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 15300
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.93 15276
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
+5749 Overlord: Shikkoku no Senshi (movie) 7.70 17
+5521 Lupin the IIIrd Chikemuri no Ishikawa Goemon (movie) 7.53 16
+5472 Detective Conan: The Crimson Love Letter (movie 21) 7.66 21
+5449 Gochūmon wa Usagi Desu ka?? Dear My Sister (special) 7.68 22
+5432 Maquia - When the Promised Flower Blooms (movie) 8.25 35
+5322 New Theatrical Movie Initial D Legend 3: Dream 7.68 24
+5280 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (movie) 8.00 35
+5272 Ninja Girl & Samurai Master 3rd (TV) 7.61 23
+5259 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.70 26
+5236 Tamayura: Sotsugyō Shashin (movie series) 8.00 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
-5388 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8556
-5336 Hamtaro (TV) 4.61 3777
-5312 Pokémon (TV) 5.49 7073
-5295 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.30 4707
-5159 Beyblade (TV) 4.24 2453
-5157 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.68 2584
-5109 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.02 2485
-5068 X (movie) 5.56 3532
-5016 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.37 2531
-5002 Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly (movie 11) 5.42 2592
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 Sekai Meisaku Dōwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru (movie) 7.09 ±3.700 19
3 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.43 ±3.645 15
4 Vixens (OAV) 5.33 ±3.606 22
5 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.15 ±3.455 17
6 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.56 ±3.423 83
7 Shin Evangelion Gekijō-ban :|| (movie) 7.30 ±3.410 39
8 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.94 ±3.349 23
9 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.25 ±3.348 133
10 PoPoLoCrois (TV) 5.95 ±3.265 20
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.