Cost of living in Tokushima (Japan) is 41% more expensive than in Zomba (Malawi)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
For example, you would need at least 2,446,375 Kwacha (¥380,905) in Tokushima to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 1,730,000 Kwacha in Zomba.