November 2001: I wrote a piece about it for TheFeature.com: Foreigner's Phone: The Internet in My Pocket
DoCoMo won't sell a phone to a foreigner on a tourist visa; you must have a long-term visa to get a DoCoMo phone. J-Phone don't care, they just took my credit card. So I got a camera phone instead of access to the wealth of DoCoMo's i-Mode web pages.
When you see pictures on my site around 120 by 143 pixels, that look something like this:
They're from my mobile phone. Here's a gallery of Phone Pix.
There's a page where I can email photos and text from my phone, updated live to the web. I generally write there only in Japanese though.