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"Come on, there are much worse people in Paris right now than Chloé Bourgeois! I'm sure people like Chloé are capable of great things. The problem is they only think of themselves. They don't understand the meaning of love. And we can't force them to change. But perhaps we can show them by setting a good example. That's why Marinettes are so important in today's world, because they have a lot of love to give! I'm counting on you!"

—Caline, "Zombizou"

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Miss Caline Bustier[1] is a teacher at Collège Françoise Dupont.[2] In "Zombizou", while trying to protect Marinette Dupain-Cheng from an akuma, Caline is akumatized by Hawk Moth into Zombizou, a zombie kissing supervillain.[3]

Appearance

Physical appearance

Caline is tall and light-skinned with reddish-orangish hair, which she pulls back in a high bun, teal eyes, thin light pink lips and freckles.

Civilian attire

She wears a light blue jacket with a teal collared shirt and a white undershirt beneath, along with a pair of white earrings and a small gold necklace. She also wears light blue pants and white dress shoes.

As Zombizou

Zombizou is a grey-skinned villain with grey hair and grey-blue eyes. She wears black lipstick in a heart shape. She wears a butterfly-shaped pink mask, curved on top and curving to point beneath the eyes. She wears a primarily black dress with torn sleeves and adorned with a pink heart and a smaller black heart within it. The black heart has a pink lipstick stain on it. The dress has pink puffy sleeves that feature a stapled design, a la Frankenstein. Zombizou wears her hair in a bun decorated with two pink hair sticks with large round ends. She appears to wield a black lipstick.

For more of Caline's outfits and designs, see Caline Bustier/Designs.

Personality

Caline is a pleasant, kind, helpful and instructive teacher. Even though she is kind to her students, she can be stern with them if they misbehave and she will send them to Mr. Damocles' office if she thinks it's necessary. When André Bourgeois is upset at her when Chloé Bourgeois loses her bracelet in "Rogercop", she is indignant at the rebellion. However, if a villain or another threat appears, Caline gets nervous, as seen when Rogercop questions her, and will suggest to her students that they leave if it becomes potentially dangerous, as seen in "Lady Wifi". Caline also has incredible willpower, being able to initially resist becoming infected by an akuma in "Zombizou," something not very many can do.

As Zombizou, her views on love becomes warped, believing that she is spreading love by turning people into kissing zombies.

Abilities

As a civilian

Caline is adept in teaching. As a teacher, she teaches French, literature, poetry and other languages.

In "Zombizou", she is shown to be able to resist or even overcome Hawk Moth's influence (something not very many akumatized victims can do), though unfortunately she succumbed after approximately 30 seconds.

As Zombizou

With her lipstick, Zombizou is able to blow kisses that turn people into zombies who seek to kiss and hug other people. The zombies have contagious kisses. Zombizou also has enhanced physical abilities such as strength and agility.

Relationships

Marinette Dupain-Cheng/Ladybug

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Miss Bustier sends Marinette to the principal.

Caline likes Marinette because she views her as a kind and helpful person, though she can be stern with her when needed, such as when she sent her to Mr. Damocles' office in "Lady Wifi" after she came in late and disrupted the class. In "Zombizou", when she notices how angry Marinette is over Chloé ruining the gift she made, Caline encourages Marinette to set a positive example for her classmates by forgiving Chloé. When she spots an akuma near her, she tries to shoo it away, refusing to let one of her students be akumatized.

In “Ladybug”, Caline is shocked when it appears that Marinette had stolen the Mock Exam answers, unaware that Lila had framed her. Later, when Marinette gets expelled from school, she is so devastated that she is one of the people reakumatized by Scarlet Moth.


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Caline is happy to see that Ladybug is still around.

Like most Parisians, Caline is highly appreciative of Ladybug and all the work she does in order to protect Paris. However, as Zombizou, she doesn’t like that Ladybug is trying to stop her from “spreading love” and even demands that she accept her “love” and surrender her Miraculous.

Chloé Bourgeois

While Caline is aware of Chloé's unkindness, Caline doesn't dislike her unlike her students. While everyone else is upset with Chloé in "Zombizou" after she ruins Marinette's gift, Caline is more forgiving. She tells Marinette that she believes that Chloé needs a positive example in order to better herself. As Zombizou, she primarly targets Chloé, wanting to turn her into a kissing zombie. After being deakumatized, Chloé apologizes to Caline and Caline accepts the apology and embraces her.

Lila Rossi

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Miss Bustier thanks Lila for her "charity work"

Like most of her students, Caline is unaware of Lila's deceitful nature as she believes Lila when she says on a video chat that she is in the Kingdom of Achu and working on a project to reduce pollution, calling it incredible. Furthermore, in "Chameleon", she believes Lila's lie about having tinnitus and needing a front row seat.

In “Ladybug”, when Marinette accuses Lila of framing her for stealing the Mock Exam answers, Caline refuses to believe this since there was no proof and Lila had gotten the worst grade in the class. Regardless, she decides to send her to the principal’s office to straighten the matter out.


History

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Sightings

Episodes


Comics and books


Other


Trivia

  • Caline looks noticeably similar to the character Lucille from A Monster in Paris. Despite this, no one who designed Caline ever saw A Monster in Paris and their similarities are entirely coincidental.[4]
  • Her akumatized form was first revealed as a silhouette in a promotional poster on Jeremy Zag's Instagram.[5]
  • Caline celebrates her birthday in "Zombizou."
  • Caline was the first character in the show to be akumatized not because of a person, but by the akuma itself.
  • Zombizou briefly reappears in "Ladybug", but she is quickly de-akumatized.
  • Zombizou appears another time in "Gamer 2.0" from Gamer 2.0's powers.

Gallery

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References


ve Characters
Miraculous holders and related characters
French Miraculous superhero team

Adrien Agreste/Cat NoirMarinette Dupain-Cheng/Ladybug

Recurring Miraculous holders

Alya Césaire/Rena RougeChloé Bourgeois/Queen BeeKagami Tsurugi/RyukoLê Chiến Kim/King MonkeyLuka Couffaine/ViperionMax Kanté/PegasusNino Lahiffe/Carapace

Villains

Gabriel Agreste/Hawk MothNathalie Sancoeur/Mayura

Guardians

Wang Fu

Kwamis

BarkkDaizziDuusuFluffKaalkiLonggMulloNoorooOrikkoPlaggPollenRoaarSassStomppTikkiTrixxWayzzXuppuZiggy

Previous Miraculous holders

Ancient Butterfly Miraculous holderAncient Ladybug Miraculous holderAncient Chinese Bee Miraculous holderAncient Chinese Butterfly Miraculous holderAncient Chinese Fox Miraculous holderAncient Chinese Peacock Miraculous holderAncient Egyptian Miraculous holderAncient European Cat Miraculous HolderBọ rùaCernunnosIron Armor Akumatized PersonLa CoccinelleHeraklesHēi MāoHippolytaHua MulanJeanne d'ArcLa Déesse CoccinelleLa MariquitaMicazoyolinMudekudekuPiáo ChóngPied Piper of HamelinSasuke SarutobiSun WukongTentomushiTomoe Gozen

Future Miraculous holders

Adrien Agreste/Aspik/Mister Bug/Snake NoirAlix Kubdel/BunnyxBrazilian Miraculous holderFuture Butterfly Miraculous holderFuture Queen BeeKagami Tsurugi/RyukoMarinette Dupain-Cheng/Dragon Bug/Lady Noir/MultimouseMylène Haprèle/Future Mouse Miraculous HolderWang Fu/Jade Turtle

Non-Miraculous superheroes
Camilla Hombee/VictoryDoorman (hero)KnightowlMajestiaSparrowUncanny ValleyUnnamed superheroes
Villains
Main villains

AkumaGabriel Agreste/Hawk MothNathalie Sancoeur/Mayura

Akumatized villains

AnansiAnimaestroAnimanAntibugBackwarderBakerixBefanaThe BubblerCaptain HardrockCatalystChameleonChristmasterThe CollectorCopycatDarkbladeDark CupidDark OwlDespair BearDesperada • Destroyer • The EvillustratorFrightningaleFrozerGamerGigantitanGlaciatorGorizillaGuitar VillainHorrificatorIkari GozenKung FoodLady WifiMagician of MisfortuneMalediktatorThe MimeMiraculerOblivioParty CrasherThe PharaohMr. PigeonPixelatorPrime QueenPrincess FragranceThe PuppeteerOni-ChanQueen WaspReflektaRena RageReplayReverserRiposteRobostusRogercopSandboySanta ClawsSapotisShell ShockSilencerSilurusSimon SaysStoneheartStormy WeatherStyle QueenSyrenTimebreakerTroublemakerVanisherVolpinaWeredadZombizou

Sentimonsters

Butterfly SentimonsterDormant SentimonsterLadybugLollipop SentimonsterReflekdoll

Other villains

Trash Krakken

Unknown and/or future villains

Apkli • Cat Blanc • Dr. Sadness • Hawk Moth (future)Heart Hunter • Ignoblia • KwamibusterMiracle Queen • Pain and Tears • Monsieur RatStartrainTimetagger

Parisians
Teenagers

Miss Bustier's class (Adrien AgresteAlix KubdelAlya CésaireChloé BourgeoisIvan BruelJuleka CouffaineLê Chiến KimMarinette Dupain-ChengMax KantéMylène HaprèleNathaniel KurtzbergNino LahiffeRose LavillantSabrina RaincomprixLila Rossi) • Ms. Mendeleiev's class (Aurore BeauréalMireille CaquetJean Duparc) • AdamMarc AncielLuka CouffaineOndineKagami TsurugiVivicaWayhem

Children

AugustBoyElla CésaireEtta CésaireManon ChamackChris LahiffeMrs. Michelle's sonQuentin

Adults

Adrien's bodyguardEmilie AgresteArletteArt teacherThomas AstrucAugust's motherVincent AzaMr. BananaThéo BarbotAndré BourgeoisAudrey BourgeoisCaline BustierButler JeanAlec CataldiMarlena CésaireNora CésaireOtis CésaireNadja ChamackSabine ChengChris (performer)Clara ContardAnarka CouffaineMr. DamoclesArmand D'ArgencourtDoormanGina DupainRolland DupainTom DupainFire captainFishermanAndré GlacierSimon GrimaultFred HaprèleMr. KubdelJalil KubdelMarianne LenoirLila's motherMaidMs. MendeleievMrs. MichelleClara NightingalePhilippeRoger RaincomprixXavier RamierPenny RollingBob RothSanta ClausSarahJagged StoneJean TretiensTomoe TsurugiVéroniqueVincent (Adrien's photographer)XY

Animals

FangMinor animalsWhiskers

Groups

Kitty Section

Characters from the past

Darkblade (ancestor)

Miscellaneous

AlbertMarkov

Future characters

Claudie KantéLindalee Rose

Other characters
Teenagers

AliFélix Graham de Vanily

Children

Kenya

Adults

Amelie Graham de VanilyBreakerWang ChengGhetto BlasterHowardJørgenKenya's fatherKillabeeMetal Face DPrince Ali's chaperonePublic EnemyShaolin SoulWealthy woman

Characters from the past

MageOrder of the Guardians

Future characters

Sabine's mother • Su Han

Non-canon characters
Unused Quantic Kids members (GavrocheKid MimeMelodieMercury) • Dany Boon

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  • Analysis: Zombizou is the most emotional, relevant episode so far.

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