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.
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.
- 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.