Cost of living in Nagoya (Japan) is 67% 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 126 prices entered by 13 different people.
For example, you would need at least RM5,996 (¥161,525) in Nagoya to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with RM3,600 in Alor Star.