Saban has granted Toei the right to exploit, in Toei's reserved territories, the new episodes Saban creates using Toei's material. Saban's term of rights in Toei's material is ten years with an option to renew for an additional fifteen years;
Let's face it, American culture is vastly different from Japanese culture and if you want your Japanese TV show to be accepted by a foreign audience, it's either you make it tailor fit to their culture (like what some anime titles did) or localize it and make it work for that country. At the end of the day, making TV shows is all about business and business means money. Super Sentai is not much of a cultural icon back then like what it is right to now most people. Heck, the franchise faced attempts of cancellation numerous times! But thanks to the effort of its producers, writers and fans, the franchise managed to survive. Same goes with Power Rangers, as long as there are fans to support it, it will stay. If you don't like it, don't watch it.
Originally posted on Orends: Range back in August 2, 2013.