Cost of living in New Orleans, Louisiana (United States) is 14% 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 445 prices entered by 63 different people.
For example, you would need at least ¥292,517 ($2,610) in New Orleans, Louisiana to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ¥257,000 in Akita.