Cost of living in Aarau (Switzerland) is 21% 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 89 prices entered by 12 different people.
For example, you would need at least ¥291,217 (CHF 2,615) in Aarau to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ¥240,000 in Akita.