The series was originally aired from 1984 to 1987. In June 2006 the cartoon was announced to be revitalized and rebroadcasted. Critics from the past have warned about the violence in the cartoon despite the surrealistic style of presentation. Additional comments state that the cartoon was not suitable for children's education. Others have countered the argument saying it is strictly for entertainment purposes. By western standards, the violence is no more controversial than that of .
The story is essentially about the Black Cat's detective wandering around in his motorcycle stopping villains. Cases range from clashing with mice and other characters.