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# title rating nb. votes
1 Fullmetal Alchemist (TV) 8.73 13312
2 Death Note (TV) 8.87 12707
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 12035
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.97 10375
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.57 10105
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9687
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.31 10363
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.32 10076
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.86 9023
10 Bleach (TV) 7.95 9096
11 FLCL (OAV) 8.18 8608
12 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 9.03 7735
13 Naruto (TV) 7.51 9179
14 Samurai Champloo (TV) 8.53 7842
15 Trigun (TV) 8.37 7902
16 Gurren Lagann (TV) 8.74 6848
17 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.92 6611
18 Full Metal Panic! (TV) 8.14 7156
19 Howl's Moving Castle (movie) 8.62 6710
20 Ouran High School Host Club (TV) 8.54 6641
21 Clannad (TV) 8.61 6141
22 Fruits Basket (TV) 8.14 6317
23 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.11 5562
24 Chobits (TV) 7.65 6610
25 Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu (TV) 8.40 5991
26 Cowboy Bebop: The Movie 8.45 5947
27 Akira (movie) 7.94 6290
28 Rurouni Kenshin (TV) 8.36 5902
29 5 Centimeters Per Second (movie) 8.72 5657
30 (The) Girl Who Leapt Through Time (movie) 8.68 5440
31 Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (movie) 8.01 5850
32 Ghost in the Shell (movie) 8.22 5700
33 Hellsing (TV) 7.65 6111
34 Azumanga Daioh (TV) 8.39 5515
35 Clannad After Story (TV) 8.96 5115
36 Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie - Conqueror of Shamballa 8.01 5622
37 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (TV) 8.50 5129
38 Darker than Black (TV) 8.31 5222
39 Mushi-Shi (TV) 8.80 4926
40 Fate/stay night (TV) 7.52 5762
41 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (movie) 8.68 4950
42 Claymore (TV) 8.18 5233
43 Inuyasha (TV) 7.29 5792
44 Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (TV) 8.43 4939
45 Blood+ (TV) 7.97 5181
46 Toradora! (TV) 8.50 4824
47 Black Lagoon (TV) 8.30 4931
48 Castle in the Sky (movie) 8.53 4795
49 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.16 4441
50 Angel Beats! (TV) 8.58 4691
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.

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