Goda, who started Friday's round two strokes back of overnight leader Musashi 'Jumbo' Ozaki, offset six bogeys with two birdies and an eagle at the Southern Links golf club for a 74 and a two-day total of 5-under-139.
South Korea's Ted Oh was a further stroke back after a 74.
Ozaki, who is looking for his first win in 27 events on the Japanese tour this season, slumped to a 7-over 79 after carding a course record 63 on the opening day.
The four-day, US$900,000 event is co-sanctioned by the Asian PGA and the Japan Golf Tour Organization.
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