Cost of living in Hiroshima (Japan) is 58% more expensive than in Alor Star (Malaysia)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 35 prices entered by 7 different people.
For example, you would need at least RM5,388 (¥148,904) in Hiroshima to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM3,400 in Alor Star.