Cost of living in Kumamoto (Japan) is 14% 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 2,997 prices entered by 500 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $6,100 in Chicago, Illinois you would need to make just about $5,254 (¥589,464) in Kumamoto.