Cost of living in Kumamoto (Japan) is 13% cheaper than in Chicago, Illinois (United States)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 2,924 prices entered by 483 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $6,000 in Chicago, Illinois you would need to make just about $5,227 (¥574,987) in Kumamoto.