Cost of living in Zanesville, Ohio (United States) is about the same as 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 25 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require ¥273,000 in Akita you would need to make just about ¥262,777 ($2,342) in Zanesville, Ohio.