The plot significance in images that are generally considered non-canon (volume covers are almost never considered canon and have never been said to be canon by the mangaka) is redundant. The purpose is clearly to show Veko's mindset and curiosity about the closeness Reg and Riko share. Her own nudity is due in part to her having no clothing when she was imprisoned. Its not complex or anything, just the reality of the situation.>>176413917
For sure they hear about it and then make a quick post on some blog somewhere about the decline of the world and losing faith in humanity like it really means anything, because the attention is easy and pack mentality is natural.
I dont doubt he is a pervert. But I have no problem separating the artist from the art. If I couldnt do that there would be at best a handful of things I could enjoy in this world.