Japanese Photobombs Get Creepy and Spooky. Even with Cats.Brian Ashcraft3/21/13 7:30am671EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkIn Japanese, "shinrei shashin" (心霊写真) means "spirit or ghost photography". It's usually accidental, and some people think it's real. Others don't. This notion isn't only Japanese and exists pretty much wherever there are cameras. Oh, and dead people.