Cost of living in New Orleans, Louisiana (United States) is 12% 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 449 prices entered by 60 different people.
For example, you would need at least ¥278,393 ($2,468) in New Orleans, Louisiana to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with ¥248,000 in Akita.