This study presents the results of a survey on Japanese Chinese characters learning by JLPT level 3 and 4 learners of Japanese language who are at the beginner stage of Chinese character learning. When asked about the use Chinese characters of Korean, only 64 out of the total 246 respondents(26.0%) are found to currently use them, and 190(77.2%) are found to have the experience of learning them before entering the university. Regarding the motivation for learning Japanese, the curiosity for Japanese culture was given as the main reason by the JLPT level 3 learners(46.2%). In response to the questions on the learners’ attitudes to Japanese and Chinese characters, 192 respondents(78.0%) said that Chinese characters were the most difficult aspect in Japanese language learning. This shows that the Chinese vocabulary in Japanese causes a great deal of difficulty for Korean learners of Japanese, regardless of Korean Chinese character learning. Currently, the most commonly used method of Japanese Chinese character ducation is to comprehend just meaning and pronunciation (164, 66.7%), and 4.5% of the learners are found to just look up the characters without any instruction. The contents of Chinese character education most desired by the learners are to learn meaning and pronunciation(47.2%), and interesting textbooks(36.6%). For Korean learners’ effective Japanese learning, there is a demand for development of Chinese character textbooks that are both interesting and easy to learn.