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Max is a friend of the adventurous bee Maja.
Die Biene Maja
Cartoons: Die Biene Maja episode 9: Maja und der Regenwurm Max (1975)
Comics: Die Biene Maja (1976)
Games: Maya The Bee & Her Friends (1999) or Maya The Bee - Garden Adventures (2000)
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Maja's friend Max was one of the characters created for the 1975 cartoon series. He was created by the writers Hikaru Sasa and Hitoshi Kanazawa and character designer Susumu Shiraume and appeared in the ninth episode of the series Mitsubachi Māya no Bōken/Die Biene Maja
(German voice by Michael Rüth).
When Maja was transferred to comics in 1976, Max was also transferred to the series. His first appearance in comics has not been obtainable yet. Later when Maja was transferred to games, Max was also transferred to the games. There was a earth worm in the game Maya The Bee & Her Friends
from 1999, but is has not been possible to positively identify this as Max. In the following game Maya The Bee - Garden Adventures
from 2000, he was positively identified.
No merchandise with Max has been observed so far. It is however very likely that merchandise can be found.