Cost of living in Aarau (Switzerland) is 22% more expensive than in Akita (Japan)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 59 prices entered by 11 different people.
For example, you would need at least ¥307,721 (CHF 2,740) in Aarau to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ¥253,000 in Akita.