This release appeared in Japan in August 2003. It contains the exact same CDs released in original Vigotone packaging in 2001.
The packaging is the only thing that sets this apart from the original release. Vigotone used a glossy paper stock for the jewel case inserts. The stock used for this release is slightly textured & "flat" (not glossy). The printing is very good. Most fakes can be spotted by "fuzzy" printing. This one must have been re-typeset as its printing is very sharp and clear. The exact same fonts were used, so it looks identical in this regard.
But, since this is a reissue, there are some differences. First of all, the picture of the Beatles is very slightly fuzzy. This is evident when compared side by side with an original, but it's more difficult to determine this if you only have the reissue. Also, the contrast on the original is better. The dark areas (like John's clothing) tend to blend together a bit on the reissue. Finer details (like being able to see the time on Ringo's watch) are visible in the original, but cannot be made out in the reissue. Also, the red color used for the title (and other areas) is a bit "paler" on the reissue.
So, are there any aspects that are completely obvious between the original and the reissue? Well, I've been able to find three:
1. The original has the title "Alf Together Now" closer to Paul's head than on the reissue:
2. The red border around the "bonus track" listings is slightly heavier on the original:
3. Inside the back cover there are five small pictures of Alf running top to bottom along the left edge. On the original release, Alf appears to have a "flat top" due to the top of each image getting chopped a bit. There is a light-colored border between each picture. The reissue doesn't crop Alf's head, and there is only a black frame between each picture. (It's interesting how much effort was put into re-booting this title! It's obvious that this wasn't a hatchet job!)
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