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Developer(s)Lunascape Corporation
Initial releaseOctober 2001; 22 years ago (2001-10)
Stable release
Android13.3.0[1] Edit this on Wikidata / 14 June 2023
iOS13.3.3[2] Edit this on Wikidata / 28 August 2023
macOS0.27.0[3] Edit this on Wikidata / 20 June 2023
Windows0.27.0[3] Edit this on Wikidata / 20 June 2023
EngineGecko, Trident, WebKit
Operating systemmacOS, iOS, Windows, Android
Available in28 languages[4]
List of languages
American English, British English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
TypeWeb browser
Websitewww.lunascape.org Edit this on Wikidata

Lunascape is a web browser developed by Lunascape Corporation in Tokyo, Japan. It is unusual in that it contains three rendering engines: Gecko (used in Mozilla Firefox), WebKit (used in Apple's Safari), and Trident (used in Microsoft Internet Explorer).[5][6] The user can switch between layout engines seamlessly.

Lunascape is available for Windows and Android platforms, as well as for iPad and iPhone.



Lunascape was released in October 2001 while the founders were in college. As the browser became popular, Hidekazu Kondo established the Lunascape Corporation in August 2004 while pursuing a PhD. Hidekazu Kondo then became the CEO of Lunascape Corporation. Additionally, Lunascape was selected as an "Exploratory Software Project" commissioned by the Japanese government.[7]

The company branched out to the United States and as of June 2008 is based in Sunnyvale, California.[8][9][10]

Lunascape introduced its browser internationally in December 2008.

In late 2019, Lunascape was acquired by G.U.Labs, with Hidekazu Kondo remaining as a representative director.[11]


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  2. ^ "iOS: Version History: 13.3.3; 28 Aug 2023". 28 August 2023. Retrieved 4 November 2023.
  3. ^ a b "Phoebe v0.27.0 Latest". 20 June 2023. Retrieved 4 November 2023.
  4. ^ "Download Lunascape". Lunascape.tv. Archived from the original on 2012-03-31. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  5. ^ Needleman, Rafe (2008-11-24). "Have it all: Lunascape, the browser with three engines | Webware - CNET". News.cnet.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  6. ^ "Lunascape Browser: Firefox, Internet Explorer And Chrome All-In-One". TechCrunch. 2008-11-25. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  7. ^ "Lunascape Founders". Lunascape.tv. Archived from the original on 2012-03-03. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  8. ^ "CNET Japan". V.japan.cnet.com. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  9. ^ "Lunascape opens subsidiary in Silicon Valley". Asiajin. 2008-06-17. Archived from the original on 2012-03-02. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  10. ^ "Lunascape Corporate Info". Lunascape.tv. 2004-08-26. Archived from the original on 2012-03-14. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
  11. ^ "ウェブブラウザ事業買収のお知らせ" [Notice of Acquisition of Web Browser Business] (Press release) (in Japanese). G.U. Labs Co., LTD. 2019-12-02. Retrieved 2020-01-26.