Cost of living in Asahikawa (Japan) is about the same as in Albury (Australia)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 24 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require AU$6,400 in Albury you would need to make just about AU$6,175 (¥494,924) in Asahikawa.