This large-eyed, brown-eared, orange mouse made his debut on the German children's TV show Die Sendung mit der Maus (The Show with the Mouse) in 1971. With his friends Elefant and Ente the duck, they show children how the world around them was made and how things work, and this programme soon became the most popular of its type in the country. Die Sendung mit der Maus and its star Maus have become a German national treasure, known and loved by all!

Sections of this programme were broadcast in Japan under the title Daisuki! Maus on NHK educational from 2005, and can now be found on the popular specialty animation channel Cartoon Network.

Proving that one is never too old to learn, many adults enjoy the unique style of this animated series and its star as well!