And yes for many people who were worried, yes there is indeed a female Duelist among the announced early cast. Also a confirmation of when the show starts airing.
VRAINS will begin airing starting in May 2017, not April 2017
Yusaku has a Link Monster ace called “Firewall Dragon”
New Duelists appear in the show, called 鬼塚 豪 Onizuka, Go (the muscular guy on the left) and 財前 葵 Zaizen, Aoi (The cute but average looking female duelist on the right). Both are confirmed to Duel in VR!
April 5th, 2017 will air a special at 6:25 PM in the evening, called “Yu-Gi-Oh! LABO” that will introduce the VRAINS setting.
Source: Weekly Jump