I’m fairly certain those are legitimate- the 2008 set had an outer box like that and were kept in slim cases.
Yep. Those look like official releases. They came out a while later with slim cases and no inserts. Widely available in Canada. I actually work at a store that sells used DVDs and we’ve had these versions many times (and we do not sell bootlegs). I also own this set myself and it’s professionally pressed.
Ah, so THAT’S why the cases look bootleggy. I found another listing of the set where you can see the thickness of the boxes, and those are definitely half-width. So I guess the only way to fit two discs is to put one on each side like that, and ditch the inserts. Makes sense.
So thanks guys, you told me what I needed to know, that there WAS a set - I actually had no idea GOUT was kept in print that long, so consider me surprised that the 2008 trilogy sets (now that you guys mention it, I DO recall seeing the prequel trilogy/original trilogy sets being sold, and sorta just assumed they were repacks of the 2004/individual prequels) actually had the OTV discs.
Those slim cases are ugly, though. So I guess I’ll go for the original releases in full sized boxes, with the inserts.