“Cartoon Heroes” is a song by the Danish-Norwegian dance-pop group Aqua from their second studio album, Aquarius. The song was sent to radio stations worldwide on January 1, 2000. It was their first release anywhere for over 14 months due to the time spent touring the world, resting and recording the second album.
Although a commercial success, “Cartoon Heroes” failed to follow the success of earlier songs such as “Barbie Girl” and “Doctor Jones”. In Denmark, the song debuted at number one and went on to become the best-selling single of 2000, with sales of 32,765 copies. It also topped the charts of Italy, Norway and Spain and reached the top ten in at least nine other countries, including Belgium, Ireland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. It also found success in Australia, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland.