Character Information

Godai in Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari EX

Name: Susumu Godai
Name (kanji/kana): 五代奨 (Godai Susumu)
ごだい すすむ (Godai Susumu)
Affiliation(s) Tanibana High School (The Cowboys in River City Ransom)

School Union (Jefferson High School in Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge)

Year Senior
Birthday June 4th
Blood Type B
Localized Name(s) Tex (River City Ransom / EX, River City: Tokyo Rumble. River City Ransom: Underground)
Clinton "Clint" Swanson (Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge)

Susumu Godai (五代奨 Godai Susumu, ごだい すすむ Godai Susumu) is a fictional character in the Kunio-kun series. He first debuted in Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari as a tough boss from Tanibana High School, he guards the school hallways leading to the floor where Mami is held. He is also a friend of Gōda, whose sense of justice he admires. In his artwork, he always sports a big smile with clenching teeth whereas his in-game sprites doesn't possibly due to sprite limitations.


Godai is described as a force to be reckoned with since he has the tendency of losing his temper. He also enjoys fighting and is known for his skills when it comes to stick-fighting.

Other Appearances

Later on in the series Godai has been a recurring character throughout the series both as a member of the Interschool Union and assisting Kunio and Riki in Nekketsu! Street Basket: Ganbare Dunk Heroes, though he was forced by Riki.

Localized versions

  • In River City Ransom (the American localization of Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari), Godai is known as Tex. He also has this name in River City: Tokyo Rumble.
  • In Crash 'n the Boys: Street Challenge, Godai was renamed Clinton "Clint" Swanson, a member of Team Jefferson High School.


  • in River City Ransom: Underground, Tex's full name is listed as Tex Swanson, effectively combining his two localized names. The same was done with Rocko, but oddly enough, the other characters use their Japanese surnames (with the exception of Alex, who instead has the Japanese honorific kun has his surname).
  • Godai has a height of 180 cm.


Dnm nes godai

Kunio and Riki meet Godai in Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari.

Jidaigeki nes yagorou

Godai in the role of Yagorō in Downtown Special.

Rcru tex

Tex in the River City Ransom: Underground school yearbook.

Rcru texs

Tex in River City Ransom: Underground.

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