The Hanshin Tigers announced earlier today that Tomoaki Kanemoto accepted their offer to become their next manager. Kanemoto contacted the organization some time after 5:00pm to inform them of his decision. The Tigers are planning to hold a press conference in the not so distant future.
[UPDATE 10/19 @ 12:46am]
The Tigers are scheduled to hold a press conference on October 19 to introduce Kanemoto as their new manager. The two sides may have agreed on either a three- or four-year deal.
Source: Nikkan Sports 10/18/2015