For many years in the United States the only tokusatsu available for purchases were "Godzilla" moves on VHS tape. Altough "Ultraman" had been shown on American television and severa other henshhin heroes had been shown in Hawaii and California they were not available for purchase to watch at home, not licensed from legitmate sources anyway. Its only since early 2000s that companies in the US have started to release henshin heroes on licensed DVDs and more recently Blu Ray. I've listed companies which I am aware of that have released various henshin heroes from Ultraman to Super Sentai in the US, unless otherwise noted they are Japanese with English subtitles. I've also included the martial arts action series "Fight! Dragon" and the series about ninja "Shadow Warriors" as well as the Chinese super hero "Inframan". The list is in alphabetical order by company and then chronological order by year the series originally aired in Japan.
Most of these series are from Tsuburaya Productions or Toei Company, Ltd. Sadly not one Toho henshin hero series has been released in the US although Rainbowman and Diamond Eye were aired on television in Hawaii in the 1970s. Apparently Toho does not belive there is an audience for their products other than Godzilla (real name Gojira). None of P-Productions' series have been released in US either. A movie parody of "Denjin Zaboga" is available on DVD.
The first tokusatsu DVDs I ever purchased were the JN Production box sets of the first henshin heroes I ever saw, in Hawaii (in the 1970s), Kikaida, Kikaida-01, Kamen Rider V3 and Inazuman. They added the reboot Kikaida movie later. italicized titles are ones I have purchased or plan to in the case of future releases.
Showa Era or Showa Period (1926-1989)
Heisei Era or Heisei Period (January 8, 1989 - April 30, 2019)
Reiwa Era or Reiwa Period (May 1, 2019 - )
BCI Eclipse (DVD) - no longer exists:
BCI Eclipse went bankrupt in 2009, their properties sold to Mill Creek Enteraintment which rereleased most of these titles. Their demise put an end to the planned release of all Shadow Warrior series (1-6). As far as I can tell Mill Creek Enteraintment has not rereleased Shadow Warriors 1. I have the BCI set. BCI Eclispe DVDs can still be found on Amazon.
Discotek Media (Blu Ray) - known mostly for ANIME
Discotek Blu Ray discs can be found on Amazon.
Image Entertainment (DVD) - no longer exists as it was sold multiple times to other companies
JN Productions (DVD)- Hawaiian company which introduced henshin heroes into Hawaii
Kikaida was originaly released in 9 DVDS each released seperately over a period of months. After all 9 volumes were avaialble a Collector's Edition including all 9 volumes plus a 10th disc featuring the 3D movie was released. I waited for the complete set, which includes old style red and blue 3D glasses. The others series were only released in box sets. The Kamen Rider V3 and Inazuman movies are not included. When first released the Kikaida Collector's Edition Boxed Set was available autographed by Ban, Daisuke (Jiro/voice of Kikaida), because he was in Hawaii celebrating the release. Those autographed sets sold out. JN Productions sells their DVDs and other tokusatsu items on their web site Generation Kikaida as well as on Amazon.
Mill Creek Entertainment - known mostly for B movies many aquired from BCI Eclipse
Newly Released Blu-Ray (unless stated otherwise):
Planned To Be Released:
Ultraman Tiga (1996) - October 19, 2021 (DVD) - delayed from October 2nd
Ultraman Dyna (1997) - November 16, 2021 (DVD) - delayed from November 2nd
Ultraman Gaia (1998) - December 7, 2021 (DVD)
Ultraman Cosmos (2001) - TBA
Ultraman Mebius (2006) - TBA
Mill Creek Entertainment has licensed every available Ultra series from Tsuburaya Productions and plans to release every series They begain with Ultra Q, Ultraman, Ultraman Orb and Ultraman Geed. Seems they plan to release two Showa Era series followed by two Heisei era series every few months instead of in chronological order. Due to the rights to them not currently being held by Tsuburaya Productions but by others, Ultraman: Towards The Future (Ultraman Great) and Ultraman: The Ultimate Hero (Ultraman Powered) are NOT included in the deal. Mill Creek's DVDs and Blu Rays can be found on Amazon. If pre-ordered Amazon will not actually charge you until they ship and will charge the lowest price available during the time you pre-ordered. Mill Creek Entertainment also has the Ultraman series for sale for online viewing at Movie Spree, their online video service.
Mill Creek Entertainment has not at this time licensed Tsuburaya Productions other series (Jumborg Ace, Fireman, Triple Fighter) so the are no current plans for their release in the USA.
Shout Factory TV - known for releasing old movies, TV series and music vidoes
Well Go Usa (DVD)