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 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3447
2 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.09 4751
3 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4684
4 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.98 6422
5 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7169
6 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.92 2416
7 Spirited Away (movie) 8.91 9865
8 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.89 11389
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 9250
10 Legend of the Galactic Heroes (OAV) 8.81 601
This rating only includes titles that have at least 12 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 (7.5394). 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 12)
C = the mean vote across the whole report (currently 7.5394)

Top 10 Worst Rated (bayesian estimate) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
4468 Hametsu No Mars (OAV) 2.39 157
4467 SD Gundam Force (TV) 2.71 487
4466 Psychic Wars (OAV) 2.92 119
4465 MD Geist II - Death Force (OAV) 3.31 260
4464 Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) 3.41 687
4463 Skelter+Heaven (OAV) 3.41 35
4462 Duel Masters (TV) 3.42 617
4461 MD Geist (OAV) 3.43 432
4460 D.I.C.E. (TV) 3.44 145
4459 Reign: The Conqueror (TV) 3.56 689
This rating only includes titles that have at least 12 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 (7.5394). 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 12)
C = the mean vote across the whole report (currently 7.5394)

Top 10 Best Rated (weighted average) (Top 50)
# title rating nb. votes
34 Steins;Gate (TV) 9.11 3447
35 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (TV) 9.10 4751
36 Clannad After Story (TV) 9.09 4684
57 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (OAV) 8.98 6422
58 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (TV) 8.96 7169
60 (The) Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (movie) 8.92 2416
61 Gekijōban Gintama Kanketsu-hen: Yorozuya yo Eien Nare (movie) 8.92 75
62 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 9865
63 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 11389
64 Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal 8.88 168
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) 8.75 12809
2 Death Note (TV) 8.89 11907
3 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.93 11389
4 Spirited Away (movie) 8.96 9865
5 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.60 9788
6 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.93 9250
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.35 9859
8 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.31 9615
9 Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (TV) 8.88 8403
10 Bleach (TV) 7.98 8715
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) 8.68 22260
2 Death Note (TV) 8.81 20239
3 Bleach (TV) 7.81 19752
4 Cowboy Bebop (TV) 8.90 19508
5 Naruto (TV) 7.42 17345
6 Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) 8.21 16784
7 Elfen Lied (TV) 8.22 15861
8 (The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) 8.53 14914
9 Princess Mononoke (movie) 8.86 14395
10 Spirited Away (movie) 8.92 14245
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
+4429 Aoyama Gōshō Tanpen-shū (OAV) 7.70 21
+4235 Showa Monogatari (movie) 7.70 26
+4217 Ring ni Kakero 1: Sekai Taikai-hen (TV) 7.73 28
+4199 Captain Harlock (movie) 7.81 32
+4167 Harmonie (movie) 7.76 31
+4151 Squid Girl (OAV) 7.42 18
+4131 Porfy no Nagai Tabi (TV) 7.81 34
+4076 Hidamari Sketch: Sae/Hiro Sotsugyō-hen (OAV) 7.86 37
+4053 Ring ni Kakero 1: Shadow (TV) 7.63 30
+4021 Doraemon: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan - Habatake Tenshi-tachi (movie) 8.07 46
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
-4246 Dragon Ball GT (TV) 5.38 8133
-4203 Pokémon (TV) 5.44 6697
-4189 Hamtaro (TV) 4.59 3619
-4169 Yu-Gi-Oh! (TV 1/1998) 5.27 4494
-4010 Beyblade (TV) 4.17 2333
-4008 Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (TV) 4.67 2473
-3979 Final Fantasy: Unlimited (TV) 5.03 2431
-3954 X (movie) 5.56 3430
-3893 Pilot Candidate (TV) 5.39 2487
-3863 Dragon Ball Z Movie 11: Bio-Broly 5.44 2408
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) 4.29 ±4.456 139
2 Sekai Meisaku Dōwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru (movie) 7.22 ±4.024 15
3 Manga Sekai Mukashi Banashi (TV) 7.40 ±3.875 13
4 Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban: ? (movie) 7.13 ±3.583 33
5 Vixens (OAV) 5.41 ±3.581 21
6 Bosco Daibōken (TV) 7.14 ±3.455 17
7 Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (OAV 2) 7.23 ±3.449 105
8 Bondage Game (OAV) 5.54 ±3.397 78
9 Ikkyū-san (TV 1975) 6.92 ±3.335 24
10 PoPoLoCrois (TV) 5.95 ±3.275 20
Only includes titles with at least 12 votes. The rating column contains the baysesian rating ± the standard deviation, with the order of the titles being determined by the standard deviation.