In the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, the Genes Kingdom is proud of its high tech reputation, especially of Princess Kana who is an absolute genius when it comes to robots. One by one, the surrounding kingdoms fall victim to a mysterious giant robot under the control of some decidedly unattractive men. Setting their sights on Genes, the fate of the kingdom rests on the shoulders of Kana and her giant robot maid. Will the princess and Rincle stand up as the last line of defense for the nation?
Life is simply not worth living for down and out school teacher Itoshiki Nozomu. He has no hope of progress, no prospect of promotion, no chance at happiness… he is in despair! Even his name spells 'zetsubou' – 'despair', when compressed. But when the time comes to end it all, Itoshiki's attempted suicide on the first day of the new school year is foiled by relentlessly positive Fuura Kafuka. This saves Itoshiki long enough to meet his new class, and the quirky range of students under his care. Will Itoshiki Nozomu depress his students with his anguish? Or will Fuura show Zetsubou-sensei the joys of life and hope?
Kirameki Project was a fun filled parody of the mecha genre. If you want more parodies and commentary of all sorts of genres as well as of Japanese culture, then be sure to watch the excellent Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei.