|Mythology||Traditional African, Haitian Vodou, Caribbean|
Zombies was first found in Caribbean mythology.
Zombies were first found in traditional African myths when dead people could be revived by a bokor, a sorcerer. The zombies do not have free will and do the bidding of their resurrecter. They also feature in traditional Haitian beliefs in a similar manner.
Zombies retain their bodily shape after death.
In Popular Culture
Zombies are prominent in popular culture, particularly in the horror genre of media.
- Yu-Gi-Oh, Zombie type monsters.
- Plants vs Zombies
- Call of Duty
- Zombies have different names in different cultures