That's precisely why the grade shop is cool because you CAN start with fresh stats. I think NG+ is boring in other games when you start at level 60 and can't be touched. In Tales you can pick and choose which features you want to keep.
Yeah, exactly. You DO get the option not to carry over your level. If you want to, say, start over on Mania mode at level 1, but you want to get double EXP and keep your items so you do have a fighting chance, you can do just that. There's a lot of freedom there.
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