Cost of living in Nishinomiya (Japan) is about the same as in Abbotsford (Canada)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 80 prices entered by 9 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require C$3,300 in Abbotsford you would need to make just about C$3,181 (¥286,966) in Nishinomiya.