10. Pale Cocoon is an almost watchable OVA. 5½ out of 10.
9. Gunslinger Girl is an almost watchable show so far. (6− out of 10.)
8. Boogiepop Phantom is a watchable show so far. (6+ out of 10.)
7. Berserk, The Devil Is a Part-Timer!, Fate/Zero, Heartcatch Precure!, and Shigofumi – Letters from the Departed are almost Good shows so far. (6½ to 7− out of 10.)
6. Amanchu!, Aoi Bungaku Series, House of Five Leaves, Humanity Has Declined, The Idolm@ster, Lupin III (2015), Princess Jellyfish, and Rec are Good shows so far. (7 to 7½ out of 10.)
5. Durarara!!, The Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Mononoke, Monster, Revolutionary Girl Utena, Shirobako, and Spice and Wolf are almost Very Good shows so far. (8− out of 10.)
4. Space Patrol Luluco is mostly a Very Good show; Death Billiards and Little Witch Academia are almost Very Good short films. 8− out of 10.
3. Cardcaptor Sakura, Penguindrum, and Planetes are Very Good shows so far; Casshern Sins and Yurikuma Arashi, although uneven, are also Very Good shows so far. (8 to 8+ out of 10.)
2. The Eccentric Family, Mob Psycho 100, and Sound! Euphonium are Great shows so far. (8½ to 9− out of 10.)
1. Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is an Excellent film. 9+ to 9½ out of 10.