It’s autumn and there are lots of big beautiful spiders all over the place. Some of their webs are truly amazing in size. Here are a couple of common species:

Nephila clavata
Tetragnathidae:
Nephila clavata (jorou gumo)

Argiope bruennichii
Araneidae:
Argiope bruennichii (nagakogane gumo)

Website: Common Spiders of Japan:
http://www.cyberoz.net/city/sekine/zukax.htm