Image: Lupin Novel Cover

Get your reading glasses on! It seems the Lupin franchise will be getting a novel, releasing later this month. The cover artwork is illustrated and signed by the father of the franchise, Monkey Punch himself.

Kingdom of the Legendary Jewels is a brand new story that follows Lupin and co as they steal a precious gem from a museum in New York. Of course, all does not go to plan - as there is a band of nasty looking mercenaries are also after Lupin’s prize! Add the backstabbing femme fatale Fujiko into the mix and you should have quite an entertaining read!

The novel will release on July 25th for the price of 562 yen ($5.50.) Pre-orders are currently open at the Amazon link below.

[Source: Amazon Japan]