These are excellent products, but I thought they were inner sleeves, i.e. for the LP itself, inside the sleeve, but they are not; they are outer sleeves, for the LP and it's cover. They will even take gatefold or double LP's with ease.
I am a big fan of all things Ghibli, and whilst this one was a little different to many of their other offerings, I found it to be beautiful, heartwarming and very realistic; the character of Taeko was wonderful!
I found it a great shame that some others here said it was 'dull'; if found it to be anything but! I was riveted from beginning to end, and found the very end (whilst the credits rolled, rather oddly) of the story to be a real 'Awww!' moment. Action-packed it ain't, but a wonderful, enjoyable, I would even say 'masterpiece' of a story, myself.
'Place To Place' (known as 'Here and There' (Atchi Kotchi) in the original Japanese) reminded me in some ways of 'Lucky Star'; the main character Tsumiki Miniwa being a dead ringer for Konata Izumi, the main character from the latter series. The story revolves around the diminutive Tsumiki ('Miki-chan'), who has a massive trade-mark 'cowlick' (known in Japanese as 'Ahoge'; literally 'stupid hair') on her forehead, and her unrequited love for her by now very tall childhood friend Io Otonashi, who is kind and gentle, and very fond of 'Mimiwa', as he calls Tsumiki, but totally clueless of the fact that she is in love with him; his friends (who all seem to know about Miki-chan's feelings for… Read more